New Yorkers for Vaccination Information and Choice

NOTE: The NY repeal of the religious exemption to vaccination may make many of the pages on this site of little practical use, but they are left standing to give historical context to rights now denied.

New York Repeal of Religious Exemptions
Special Report

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Removing Non-Medical Exemptions from School Vaccination Requirements (June 13, 2019 Albany, NY)

FAQ: Legislation Removing Non-Medical Exemptions from School Vaccination Requirements

New York State Department of Health info about the various mandated vaccines 

Text of NY Public Health Law 2164, which mandates the vaccination of children before they will be admitted to school. (Section 9, religious exemption removed)

Text of NY Public Health Law 2165, Immunization of certain post-secondary students (still contains religious exemption)

New York Bill Removing Religious Vaccine Exemption Turned Into Law on One Day with No Public Hearings 
Report by National Vaccine Information Center (June 14, 2019)

"About 24,000 children in New York currently attend school with a religious exemption to vaccination (0.8 percent of all students)."

New York City Department of Education 
Immunization Requirements, Compliance, Information

New York City Compliance Requirements 
2019-2020 School Year

Children’s Health Defense (CHD) has pulled together a team of lawyers who, along with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., will challenge the (religious exemption) repeal... 

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