NJCVC Action Alert! Call Governor Christie and tell him to VETO A-3920

UPDATE! 1/20/12 @ 11:50am. The Governor pocket vetoed (A3920) the flu vaccine for healthcare workers! Thank you to all who called and expressed your opposition. Please call his office @ (609)777-2500 or (609)292-6000 to thank him for NOT SIGNING this bill! From the NJ Legislative website: POCKET VETO The only type of veto in which … 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)@njleg.org.  Calls are important because e-mails are … Read more

A3920 passed the Assembly Health Committee

The status of A3920, the bill that requires health care facilities to offer influenza vaccination to their health care workers, passed the Assembly Health Committee unanimously with some minor amendments.   The current text of the bill can be found here. http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2010/Bills/A4000/3920_R1.PDF

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, http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/archive_audio2.asp?KEY=AHE&SESSION=2010 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

ACTION ALERT! Senate Health Committee Bill to tighten up the Religious Exemption.

Scheduled in the Senate Health Committee for Monday, March 14, 2011 is Bill S2625. This bill is very similar to the resolution that was to go before the full Assembly on February 17, 2011. The bill would tighten the religious exemption back to the wording that parents must explain how vaccination conflicts with bona fide … Read more