Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced today (Aug. 19) that children 6 months of age or older who want to attend any public school from child care to universities, will be required to get a flu shot.
Dec. 31 is the deadline, unless either a medical or religious exemption is provided.
#BREAKING: Mass. health officials said the flu vaccine will be required for all children 6 months of age or older who are attending child care, K-12, and colleges and universities. https://t.co/ruOq0fotnQ pic.twitter.com/jVEC75oGG4
— WCVB-TV Boston (@WCVB) August 19, 2020