Click on the images below to see the PA code as it relates to exemptions in the various settings.
Is your employer or school requiring you to receive a Covid-19 vaccine or submit to mandatory testing? If so, they are operating outside of the law.
As of now, no COVID-19 vaccine or vaccine-type product that has received FDA approval is being produced. These products have specific and clear Federal instructions that require consent and voluntary application only. Details are explained in this article by attorneys Greg Glaser & Mary Holland.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects workers’ right to refuse vaccinations based on religious objections. Under the PA & US Constitutions, it is unlawful for an employer to require proof of religious affiliation in order to exercise this right. Religious exemption is based on belief, not affiliation. These documents can help PA employees exercise their right to religious exemptions and to inform employers of their rights under the law:
See the following for affidavit instructions and a sample affidavit. An affidavit is different from an exemption; it is a tool that asserts one’s Constitutional Rights. This sample affidavit is from the American Common Law Academy:
For more details about employee rights, visit NVIC’s FAQ page.
Downloads: Fact Sheets & Letters
Letter to school districts that attempt to mandate testing for students (Contact us to have this letter customized for your district)
For information on the current year’s flu vaccine, we recommend visiting the Flu Vaccine Facts page on the Children’s Health Defense website.
Note: We do not recommend using the official PA Exemption Form provided on the PA Department of Health’s website because it requests more information about your choice than is required by law. A simple letter like the samples above is all that is required.
Note: “§ 23.85 states that the school has to inform parents of ALL the requirements of the vaccine subsection of the law (And that includes exemptions) in all their communications regarding vaccines. We encourage you to use the “Notice to School Officials from Parent letter to contact your school when they do not comply with this law.
Helpful Handouts from Members & Allies
Email: email@example.com or Fax: Attention: Kristine Rosancrans, 717-772-3258 or Mail: ATTN: Kristine Rosancrans | Department of Health | Bureau of Health Statistics and Registries | 555 Walnut Street, 6th Floor | Harrisburg, PA 17101
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Advocacy on the state level is vital to the medical freedom movement. Whether it is learning about bills or discussing problems with legislators, advocates play the role of liaison between the people and elected legislators.
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