CALLS TO ACTION
SCHOOL VACCINE MANDATES AND YOUR OPTIONS
What Exemptions does your state offer?
Medical and Religious
What is the process to get a religious exemption in your state?
Who can add vaccines to the state's childhood schedule, the department of health or the legislature?
Illinois Department of Public Health
What health care can minors consent to on their own?
Minors can consent to primary care services if the health care professional reasonably believes the minor understands the benefits and risks of services; and the minor is identified in writing as a “minor seeking care” by an adult relative, homeless service agency, attorney, public school homeless liaison or social worker, social service agency serving youth, or religious organization.
The minor must be at least 14 years old, living separately from parents or legal guardian (whether with or without their consent), and managing his or her own personal affairs.