Massachusetts to make Flu Vaccine MANDATORY for all public school students:
BOSTON — Flu vaccinations will be required for all students 6 months or older who attend child care, pre-school, school and college in Massachusetts to reduce the possibility of a double whammy of respiratory illnesses during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, state health officials announced Wednesday.
Students must get the influenza vaccine by Dec. 31, the state Department of Public Health said in a statement.
There are exemptions, including for medical and religious reasons, as well as for homeschooled children and higher education students who are completely off-campus and engaged in remote learning only. –Washingtontimes
But my body, my choice remember?
— Cal (@CTunes3) August 19, 2020
Homeschooled children will be exempt from the mandatory flu vaccinations. Here is how you can sign up for homeschooling: Homeschooling in Massachusetts
While the medical director of the department’s Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences says “It is more important now than ever to get a flu vaccine because flu symptoms are very similar to those of COVID-19 and preventing the flu will save lives and preserve health care resources.”, many parent’s are exerting their right to remove their children from the public schooling system in an effort to shield their children from this extreme example of government overreach.