Vaccine mandate dropped
Last updated 4/21/2022 at 7:47am
CHENEY—The Washington State Board of Health (WSBOH) chose to align with the recommendations of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on April 13, and voted to follow the suggestion to keep the COVID-19 vaccine off of Washington’s list of required immunizations for childcare and school entry this coming fall.
The final TAG recommendation was inked in February and comes after the panel has convened and discussed the matter on several occasions. The vote tally had six advocating for adding the vaccine, seven votes against adding the inoculation, and four votes marked as unsure within the advi...