New School Year, New Vaccine Requirements In Tennessee

During The 2021-2022 School Year, Parents And Guardians Were Required To Have A Healthcare Provider Sign For Religious Exemptions To Vaccines But The New School Year Has Seen A Significant Change In That Requirement – The Student’s Parent Or Guardian Can Now Sign, With No Signature From A Healthcare Provider Necessary.

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Fleischmann & Kustoff Vote Yes For $400M Federal Vaccination Database

Two Republican U.S. House Representatives From Tennessee Have Voted To Pass The Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act Along With 78 Of Their Republican Colleagues. If This Bill Is Passed By The Senate And Then Signed Into Law It Will Appropriate Funds For A Federal Vaccination Database To The Tune Of $400 Million.

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TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest!… August 6, 2021

1) House Speaker Threatens Legislation Against School Closures & Masks
2) Conservative Protestors Claim Threats Of Expulsion From Future GOP Events
3) TN School Choice Support Surges as Govt Test Scores Hit New Lows
4) TN Dept of Education Releases Critical Race Theory Guidelines
5) UTC, Hancock County Schools & Metro Nashville To Require Masks For All, Regardless Of Vaccination Status
6) Tennessee Farmer Gets Another Win In Lawsuit Against USDA
7) U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Tennessee’s Abortion Waiting Period

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TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest… July 30, 2021

1) Conservatives Will Protest Against Bill Lee At Chattanooga GOP Event
2) Mayor Kelly Orders Chattanooga Community Centers Remain Closed
3) Tennessee Man Dies Of Heart Attack Due To Swatting
4) Hundreds Of Lawmakers Ask SCOTUS To Overturn Roe V Wade
5) Critics Denounce New CDC Guidelines Urging Mask Usage, Vaccine Or Not
6) Lawsuit Seeks To Reinstate Federal Unemployment Benefits In TN
7) New Legislation Introduced To End Govt Collusion With Big Tech

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Legislative Committee Focuses On TN Vaccination Efforts For Minors

A Discussion On Tennessee’s Vaccination Policies And A Follow-Up On A Past Meeting With The Department Of Health Dominated The Tennessee Legislature’s Government Operations Committee Meeting Wednesday.

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TennCon’s BIG 7 Weekend Digest… July 16, 2021

1) TN Judge Shuts Down Illegal Immigration Center in Chattanooga
2) TN Spends Nearly $4M Per Year To Educate Unaccompanied Alien Minors
3) TBI Arrests 18 Men, Including Pastor & National Guardsman, In Human Trafficking Operation
4) Top Vaccine Official Fired After Health Department Pushes Vaccines On Minors
5) TN Dept Of Health’s Immunization Program For Children Continues
6) Tennessee Farmer Wins Injunction Against USDA In Loan Forgiveness Dispute
7) Federal Judge Blocks Tennessee Transgender Bathroom Law Temporarily

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TN Dept Of Health’s Immunization Program For Children Continues

The Tennessee Department Of Health Said Wednesday It Has “In No Way Halted The Immunizations For Children Program” On The Heels Of The State Firing Its Top Vaccine Official And Discontinuing Adolescent Vaccine Outreach For Other Vaccines.

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