Print this ArticlePrint this Article Email this ArticleEmail this Article
Text Size: A | A | A

Vaccination deadline for kids approaches

 Posted: 12:05 PM January 22, 2014

The deadline for parents providing schools and child care facilities with their children's immunization records is Wednesday, Feb. 19.

Children whose parents do not submit the records will not be able to attend school starting on that day. Per state law, all children in public and private schools, preschools, Head Start programs and certified child care facilities must have either up-to-date documentation on immunizations or have a religious or medical exemption.

Parents who need immunizations for children should contact their health care provider or local health department. They can also call Oregon SafeNet at 1-800-723-3638. Additional information can be found online at

Reader Reaction
We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Rules. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or fill out this form. New comments are only accepted for two weeks from the date of publication.