WisEye Morning Minute: JCRAR on DHS Chicken Pox & Meningitis Vaccine Requirements
Republican lawmakers on Thursday blocked new policies set by Gov. Tony Evers' administration that would have required seventh graders to get vaccinated against meningitis and mandated parents show proof their children were infected with chickenpox before obtaining a waiver from the state's chickenpox vaccination requirement. Watch coverage of the day-long Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules public hearing featuring an exchange with Committee Co-Chair Rep. Adam Neylon (R-Pewaukee) and Department of Health Services Immunization Program Manager Dr. Stephanie Schauer on why the policy requiring documentation that someone has had chickenpox is necessary when vaccine exemptions exist.
Watch the full program: https://wiseye.org/2023/03/07/joint-committee-for-review-of-administrative-rules-69
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