Walgreen’s Announces Plans to Expand Vaccine Program

It will offer such immunizations in Portland, Wilsonville and Hillsboro in 2014.

A new pilot project will expand the Vaccines for Children program into a place it has never been – retail pharmacies.

Partisan Politics Throw Tougher Vaccine Law Into Question

The absence of Democratic Sen. Betsy Johnson has allowed Bend Republican Sen. Tim Knopp to block a bill that he feels would infringe upon religious freedom by requiring parents to show informed consent before their unvaccinated children can enter public schools.

This article has been edited to correct an earlier version.

May 22, 2013 — A senator’s automobile accident and a Republican blockade have put at risk a bill that would limit childhood vaccination exemptions.


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