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Report from Dayton School District

Submitted by Supt. Doug Johnson


September 26, 2019


Dayton School District Superintendent Doug Johnson said the state legislature has changed the laws used to guide school districts regarding immunization policies and infectious diseases because of its concerns about the return of measles. The exemptions for the measles/mumps/rubella vaccine, which were granted for personal and philosophical reasons, are no longer. Exemptions are still possible based on religious reasons, Johnson said. School employees and children enrolled in school who have not received the MMR, and cannot provide proof of immunity, will be prevented from be...

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