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    • Ditto, Worcester,MA https://www.telegram.com/news/20181016/worcester-excluding-unvaccinated-students-from-school In Massachusetts, "students need to receive the DTaP/Tdap (for diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough), MMR (for measles, mumps and rubella), polio, Hepatitis B, and chickenpox vaccines".  But then there are home-schoolers, exclusions for medical and religious reasons... First, I think we need to get back to providing proof of current vaccination - either a certified vaccination record  and/or antibody test (proof the vaccine  worked). Long ago as an EMT, I was  vaccinated for Hep B by my town  for free.  Guess they got a deal on expired vaccine as a couple years later, I was required to submit an antibody test for grad school. Surprise, no Hep B antibodies.  More recently,  I contracted Whooping Cough (pertussis). Impossible, I had been vaccinated as that decade earlier antibody test confirmed. But that was then,  I needed a booster.  Thankfully I was vaccinated for measles, mumps, and chicken pox the old school way - got them as a Cub Scout. Den meetings were our vaccination parties.  Second the camp nurse check-in, IMO this stop has been more about checking the paperwork and collecting meds than checking the camper's current health for admission.  How are you feeling? I'm okay. Shouldn't everyone have their temp and neck glands checked? Third a complete refund if a scout/scouter is sick.  Come back and enjoy camp when your are well.  My $0.02
    • It appears that one of the posts about criteria for choosing women who are rich and good cooks and seeing a woman working in a field and saying "that'll do" have been removed.  I don't see those posts on this thread anymore, but they were here, and that's what prompted my replies.
    • Hopefully by summer this outbreak will have run its course.  The council in your area will need to see what the laws say about the issue for non school organizations. 
    • I have seen several women like this that have ended up going to wood badge and came back even worse.  They come back thinking the way the trainers at wood badge function is the way adults in a troop are suppose to function. If you send a great scouter to wood badge, they will come back a even better scouter, I have seen that happen many times. If you send a bad scouter to wood badge, you might create a monster with beads, I have seen that happen as well.      
    • Unvaccinated Students in Rockland County, New York, Told to Stay Home Following Measles Outbreak With declining vaccination rates, it seems summer camps will likely face outbreaks in the near future.  Do camps have procedures in place to deal with them, such as sending unvaccinated personnel home, etc.?  With measles, there is a 90% chance of infection for susceptible people who are exposed.  
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