That means some private schools may not allow their students to exempt themselves from any state-required vaccinations. According to a 2006 Texas Attorney General's opinion: "A private school that does not accept state tax funds is not required to accept for enrollment a child who has received an exemption from the immunizations required by the Texas Health and Safety Code." In its policy for Catholic schools, the Catholic Diocese of Austin states: "Immunizations are not in conflict with the Catholic faith.Some 15 percent of more than 1 million Texas girls in fifth through 12th grade in 2008 were enrolled in private schools, according to the U. Conscientious objections or waivers, which may be permissible for enrollment in public schools, do not qualify as an exception to this policy." Catholic schools in the diocese do accept medical exemptions, meaning if the immunization could somehow harm the child, it's not required to enroll."That piece of legislation was not mandatory, in the sense of when you can say no, something's not mandatory," he said during the second Republican gubernatorial debate Jan. It's automatically granted as long as parents provide all required information.According to the Department of State Health Service's 2008-09 immunization report, which uses data from kindergarten and seventh-grade students at 1,300 independent school districts and 800 private schools, 0.28 percent of the students filed conscientious objection forms.
The District of Columbia followed suit in 2009, and Massachusetts and other states have forged ways to make the shots free to anyone who wants them, without requiring it for students.
It would have to be intimate contact,” said Aimee Gardiner, director of Rhode Island Against Mandated HPV Vaccine.
“We have bigger problems if there’s intimate contact in the school.”The CDC says all girls and boys should be immunized against HPV, which infects an estimated 14 million Americans per year and can cause certain types of cancer.
Texas was the first state to require that schoolgirls get vaccinated against a multi-strain virus to prevent ‘cervical cancer.’ Unfortunately, the National Cancer Institute has not directly linked the virus to cervical cancer.1Is this poor judgment from a man running for president? TABLE=ON&GROUP1=AGE&GROUP2=SEX&EVENTS=ON&VAX=HPV&VAX=HPV2&VAX=HPV4&L_THREAT=Yes&STATE=TX 9.
During a 16 month investigation of Gardasil, side effects were documented in a disturbing number of cases to VAERS including 3,589 during a 16 month period.2Even though thousands of girls reported adverse reactions to the vaccine, Perry found no reason to modify or withdraw his executive order. TABLE=ON&GROUP1=AGE&GROUP2=SEX&EVENTS=ON&VAX=HPV&VAX=HPV2&VAX=HPV4&SERIOUS=ON&STATE=TX 8.