COVID-19

California Governor Gavin Newsom Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Schools

The following is a press release issued by the Office of California Governor Gavin Newsom:

California Governor Gavin Newsom in an elementary school classroom [Picture from Governor Newsom’s Twitter account]

At a school in San Francisco, Governor Newsom announced plans to add the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of vaccinations required to attend school in-person when the vaccine receives full approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for middle and high school grades, making California the first state in the nation to announce such a measure. Following the other first-in-the-nation school masking and staff vaccination measures, Governor Newsom announced the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for in-person school attendance—just like vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella and more.

“The state already requires that students are vaccinated against viruses that cause measles, mumps, and rubella – there’s no reason why we wouldn’t do the same for COVID-19. Today’s measure, just like our first-in-the-nation school masking and staff vaccination requirements, is about protecting our children and school staff, and keeping them in the classroom,” said Governor Newsom. “Vaccines work. It’s why California leads the country in preventing school closures and has the lowest case rates. We encourage other states to follow our lead to keep our kids safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19.”

Thanks to the state’s bold public health measures, California continues to maintain the lowest case rate in the entire country and is one of only two states to have advanced out of the CDC’s ‘high’ COVID transmission category. More information about the announcement can be found here.

The vast majority of school districts have reported that over 95% of students have returned to in-person instruction this school year, as can be seen on the state’s Student Supports & In-Person Dashboard. Thanks to unprecedented resources and public health measures (measures shown to be highly effective), California is leading national trends in preventing school closures and keeping kids in classrooms, accounting for only 14 out of over 2,000 school closures nationwide, or roughly 0.7% – despite the fact that California educates an estimated 12% of the nation’s public school students. If California’s rates had aligned with national trends, the state would have seen upwards of 240 school closures.

In order to further protect students and staff and continue supporting a safe return to in-person instruction for all students, the Governor directed the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to follow the procedures established by the Legislature to add the COVID-19 vaccine to other vaccinations required for in-person school attendance—such as measles, mumps, and rubella—pursuant to the Health and Safety Code. COVID-19 vaccine requirements will be phased-in by grade span, which will also promote smoother implementation.

Upon full FDA approval of age groups within a grade span, CDPH will consider the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Family Physicians prior to implementing a requirement. Following existing statute, full approval of ages 12+ corresponds to grades 7-12, and full approval of ages 5-11 corresponds to grades K-6. Students who are under the age of full approval, but within the grade span, will be required to be vaccinated once they reach the age of full approval (with a reasonable period of time to receive both doses), consistent with existing procedures for other vaccines. The requirement will take effect at the start of the term following full approval of that grade span, to be defined as January 1st or July 1st, whichever comes first. Based on current information, the requirement is expected to apply to grades 7-12 starting on July 1, 2022. However, local health jurisdictions and local education agencies are encouraged to implement requirements ahead of a statewide requirement based on their local circumstances.

Governor Newsom’s historic $123.9 billion Pre-K and K-12 education package is providing an unprecedented level of school and student funding to transform the state’s public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity, supporting the potential of every California student by: achieving universal transitional kindergarten for four-year-olds by 2025, expanding afterschool and summer programs, providing universal free school nutrition, increasing the number of well-prepared staff per pupil, creating full-service community schools to support the mental and social-emotional well-being of students, and more.

Categories: COVID-19

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  1. Yep, just like in the early 60’s and vaccinations required to attend school, except for all the screaming and angry parents!

  2. I’m guessing they’ll get real mad when their kids get sick after the stab and then start dying.

    Those vaccinations in the early 60’s (i took them as well) were tested. Now we are the test subjects. These shots violate the Nuremburg code. Old enough to know what that is about as well..

    The gav needs to be stopped.

    • Floyd; How right you are. Parents who allow their children to be lab rats are a disgrace. Where are the Child Protective Services? Standing down! California had an opportunity to kick out Governor Mandate. A golden opportunity to end this insane “Covid” delusion. Kids already are dying from the vaxx. MSM will not advertise this horrific fact. Why would they? After all, the news media disseminated the lie, the fear porn. Forty percent of ad revenues come from big pharma TV pill pushers. Tobacco and cigarettes banned from media ads but replaced by pills that kill. Oh yeah, a “Covid” pill is soon to be marketed (soyent green:-))).

      • I always tell myself if God let’s me see a need, it’s cuz He wants me to DO something about it.

        I don’t think parents know what to do. So if you have any answers, BBB, to help them get started…

        Now’s YOUR time to shine !! (nudge, nudge)

    • It’s not me to want to be shiny. In real life most would find me rather dull. I do have Faith, and know the ‘hour’. Were I I a parent with children in public school, I would pull them out in a heartbeat. The evidence is massive. “Covid” vaccine is deadly, dangerous to one’s health, and especially a major threat to developing bodies and brains of young children, including teenagers and young adults. Don’t take my word. Search it out. Don’t use Google. That entity has huge investments in Big Pharma. Use an alternative. Duck Duck Go. Form questions that get results. Example: “Vaccine creates blood clots in teens.” “Covid is no threat to children.” “Pregnant women took vaccine nine months ago. Children damaged.” “Child development hindered by mask blocking oxygen. Recycling exhalants. Hypoxia.” The science is there. Don’t let these monsters have your children for their lab rats. One will never find these scientific truths sitting on one’s arse expecting the mainstream news monopolies to provide this information. After all it’s MSM that gets 40% of its ad revenues from BIG PHARMA.

  3. bbb

    thanks for the kind words, you are a patriot. sounds like we could share a foxhole and it would work out. sadly, those days seem to be coming soon. get ready to you and all the other good like minded folks on this here comment page.

    civilly, we all need to figure a way to audit the recall election that was run by mail in and dominion here in kali. my work never ends haha. there was never a question that the gav would win. and now he has made it all fata compli with the permanent mail in and 47 counties using dominion. and the media far/wide/and local carry his water. do you think just maybe the ccp may be running this whole deal???

    re the new “red pill”… my readings show that it may basically be ivermectin. don’t hold me too it. just my study thus far. being a drug co. it will likely cost 10 times more than plane old I.

    hold the line.

  4. Parents who want to homeschool their children should start getting to know like minded parents and form small cell home charters with online accredited academia alternating days at each families home. Or,. if one location is available, educators (parents) can alternate providing lessons at that location. I would love to co-ordinate a co-op of this sort . And will be PRAYING 🙏 about it.

  5. “Full FDA approval.” The current FDA director is temporary, still not yet approved. The two immediate previous directors moved from FDA to the employment by the vaccine corporations. Gosh, one might believe there is a conflict of interest?

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