Protecting New Yorkers from the Measles Virus

June 14, 2019

State Senator Shelley B. Mayer, said "Sometimes we have to do very difficult things and make the hard choices in response to a public health crisis. This is one of those times. Eliminating the religious exemption for vaccinations, while maintaining the medical exemption, is the necessary response to control the spread of the measles virus and protect the next generation."