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Old 03-26-2021, 05:03 AM
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Rutgers to require covid vaccine for students

Iím not familiar with the NJ state owned school system, but being that it is a public university, how is this legal? Also, what will be proof of vaccination - a paper card?

https://www.google.com/amp/s/abc7ny....ines/10447505/
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Old 03-26-2021, 06:06 AM
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TX public universities already require the meningitis vaccine - it's really no different than public schools below the college level requiring vaccination.
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Old 03-26-2021, 09:47 AM
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I see no problem with it. In college, we were required to get a measles "booster".

Also, college is a choice and where you attend college is a choice. If a student doesn't want the shot, they have options to attend another school.
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Old 03-26-2021, 10:12 AM
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It's legal because states can regulate public health.

Here's a case:

https://www.oyez.org/cases/1900-1940/197us11
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Old 03-26-2021, 10:20 AM
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My son's university (state school) required a flu shot this year. They use a medical service called MedProctor and you upload the shot record into it. I assume with a COVID shot you just upload a PDF of the vaccination card.

If you didn't get a shot, you weren't allowed to access any of the campus buildings (including dining halls).
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