Senate Health Committee to vote on Health Care Flu Vaccine Bill on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013

This bill is “an act concerning influenza vaccination of certain health care workers.” in NJ. S1464   is scheduled for a vote in the Senate Health Committee Monday, February, 4, 2013.  This bill will require health care facilities to “offer” influenza vaccine to health care workers and “track” those who have received the vaccine and … Read more

Flu Bill S2984 Posted for a Senate Vote on January 9th

Call and e-mail your Senator and ask them to vote NO on this legislation.  This is the final step before it hits the Governor’s desk for his signature.  Please call and e-mail your Senator ASAP.  Contact them today (Friday) as well as Monday.   Senators e-mail address are sen(last name)  Calls are important because e-mails are … Read more

Healthcare Workers Flu Vaccine Tracking Bill Passes Assembly Health Committee

Assembly Health Committee Meeting: The audio recording of this meeting is archived online.  Click this link to listen, then Click “listen”, on the Thursday, May 19th date.  At about 14:50 is when A3920 (Flu vaccine for health care workers) started.  Charlotte Vandervalk started Speaking at the 17:39 mark.  She brought up the fact that … Read more

NJ Health Care workers to be Vaccine tracked – Take Action Now

Assemblyman Herb Conaway, Once Again Attempting to Fast Track His Special Interest Agenda. This Time, Flu Vaccine for Health Care Workers. (Please pass along to friends and family, especially those in the health care field) A-3920 (click for text of bill) was introduced May 5, 2011 and is scheduled for a vote in the Assembly … Read more

Deadline Relaxed: Children Permitted to Return to Preschool Without Flu Vaccine

After nearly 3 weeks of preventing children from attending preschool without their newly mandated flu vaccines (or a legal exemption), the NJ Health Department finally relaxed its deadline for compliance.  Children were permitted to return to preschool if they were in compliance with all vaccine mandates (except the flu vaccine) as of February 3rd.  The … Read more