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By Elizabeth Hovde
Washington Policy Center 

SBOH votes against pursuing vaccine requirements for school


Last updated 5/2/2022 at 10:38am

The Washington State Board of Health unanimously passed a motion to accept the recommendation from a technical advisory group (TAG) against a COVID-19 immunization requirement for school entry. Board members did reiterate support for the COVID-19 vaccines and hoped for voluntary vaccination of school children.

The vote against a vaccine mandate for school children came after an hour-and-a-half of public comment and thousands of emails over the past months opposing such a requirement. (My public comment is included below.)

I was glad to see the board make this decision, given what we know...

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