The California legislature is considering a bill, AB2638, that would protect physicians’ rights to write medical exemptions to vaccination without fear of discipline or liability.
Since the passing of SB277, which eliminated all non-medical exemptions to vaccination, many doctors are refusing to write medical exemptions to anyone for any reason. This is because California law currently provides physicians freedom from liability for administering vaccinations, but not from writing medical exemptions.
In this environment, where physicians are denying medical exemptions to patients with qualifying medical circumstances due to fear of retaliation, the health of our most vulnerable patients is at risk.
Write to your representatives in the Assembly and urge them to support AB 2638!