IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS Failure To Receive Immunizations To Keep Some Students Temporarily Out Of Classes
Reported by: Bob Aaron
Videographer: Bob Aaron
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 12, 2012 3:33 PM EDT
Updated: Sep. 12, 2012 5:14 PM EDT
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
Kanawha County school officials say it looks like only about a dozen students will find themselves barred for a few days from attending classes because they lack required immunizations.
Students taking advantage of a special walk-in clinic at the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department cut those numbers from about 50. There were new shot requirements for seventh-graders and high school seniors this year.
About 150 families statewide are involved in a legal effort to block the shots for religious reasons.
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