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Regulations for the Immunization of School Children [12 VAC 5 ‑ 110]
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11/28/22  10:24 am
Commenter: Peg Futrell

Mandating vaccines - please support Informed Consent
 

1) Informed consent must be the centerpiece of our immunization program
The regulations fail to acknowledge the principle of informed consent, the legal right to be fully and accurately informed about the benefits and risks of a medical intervention, along with the right to make a voluntary decision about whether to accept the risk for oneself or their minor child without being coerced or punished. The state should move from a mandatory, one size all vaccination schedule to one that allows parents to decide which vaccines their child receives or does not receive. Where there is risk, there must be choice. Moreover, the regulations should be amended to include a definition of informed consent and how doctors must be agents of such information passed on to their patients.  (Currently most don't even know the risks.)  They should not allow vaccine inserts that only read:  "This page left Intentionally Blank" as is done with Covid vaccines. 

2) The right to a medical exemption must be protected
Medical exemptions are difficult to obtain because doctors fear reprisal from the state’s medical regulatory bodies that grant medical licenses and board certifications, and exemptions are often refused by school or health authorities. The regulation should be strengthened to protect an individual’s right to a medical exemption.

3) The state should not require vaccines for children taught at home
Ask yourselves the purpose of vaccination. Then note that children at no risk of transmission to others, those home-schooled, should be exempt from vaccinations. Regulations requiring vaccinations for children taught at home are an overreach of the state’s authority and infringe on the rights of parents.

4) The COVID-19 vaccines should NOT be added to the vaccine schedule
There is now ample evidence that the COVID-19 vaccines are associated with heart inflammation and other side effects, particularly concerning for children who are at -0- risk from COVID-19.
Myocarditis and pericarditis are inflammatory conditions that can lead to cardiac arrhythmia and death, recently documented as occurring in vaccinated infants! How about that?  Born with a fatal heart condition?  There is also ample evidence that the shots do not prevent transmission.

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