Letter: Resources for Washington students, employees and residents facing vaccine mandates

Camas resident Margaret Tweet shares information on medical and religious exemptions to vaccine mandates.

Camas resident Margaret Tweet shares information on medical and religious exemptions to vaccine mandates

Editor’s note: Opinions expressed in this letter to the editor are those of the author alone and do not reflect the editorial position of ClarkCountyToday.com

Informed Choice Washington (ICWA) believes in healthy immunity and individual health care choices.  They explain that the vaccination mandates announced by President Joe Biden, and by Governor Inslee, King County, and Supreme Court of WA are unprecedented. and many are declaring such mandates violate the Constitution.  Medical and Religious Exemptions are required to be available per federal and state law. see Resources for Rights to Medical Freedom . However, investigative reporters uncovered state emails that cause some to doubt whether state bureaucrats  are truly acting in good faith:  Email shows COVID religion exemption written to disqualify staff.

Margaret Tweet
Margaret Tweet

ICWA also reports on exemptions to opt out children in daycare-K-12 schools from vaccination.  Natural immunity is recognized for daycare and school students, “You may also get your child’s blood checked for protective antibody titers for the infections targeted by the required vaccines. If the test(s) are positive, those results can be recorded by your child’s doctor on the Certificate of Immunization form, in lieu of vaccination.”

The first WA state adult vaccine mandate was for employees and volunteers at daycare centers, passed by the legislature in 2019, Engrossed Bill 1638. Thankfully, an exemption for natural immunity is available, Per Section 3 (b), for employees/volunteers to provide “Proof of immunity from measles through documentation of laboratory evidence of antibody titer or a health care provider’s attestation of the person’s history of measles sufficient to provide immunity against measles.”

Natural immunity to SARS-CoV-2 has qualified for vaccine exemptions in recent cases in the US. Spectrum Health, Michigan, said it would lift vaccine mandates for anyone who can prove they have natural immunity to COVID-19. All individuals with a positive PCR or antigen test for COVID-19 plus a positive antibody test within 3 months can qualify. Spectrum also allows medical and religious exemptions.

George Mason University granted a veteran law professor a medical exemption from its COVID-19 vaccine mandate after he filed a lawsuit demanding recognition of his natural immunity. Scientists warn vaccinating people who already had COVID could potentially cause harm, or even death. “A large study in the UK and another that surveyed people internationally found that people with a history of SARS-CoV-2 infection experienced greater rates of side effects after vaccination.”, see Vaccinating People Who Have Had COVID-19: Why Doesn’t Natural Immunity Count in the U.S.?  Investigative journalist and author Sharyl Attkisson compiled a report, Covid-19 natural immunity compared to vaccine-induced immunity: The definitive summary 

ChildrensHealthDefense.org publishes reports and interviews with scientists, doctors, pathologists, virologists etc, in multiple languages. The CHD legal team wrote three legal notifications for anyone faced with a COVID vaccine mandate, COVID test mandate, or mask mandate to inform employers and universities that they are violating federal law. Download here. Mandating products authorized for Emergency Use Authorization status (EUA) violates federal law. “All COVID vaccines, COVID PCR and antigen tests, and masks are merely EUA-authorized, not approved or licensed, by the federal government. Long-term safety and efficacy have not been proven. EUA products are by definition experimental, which requires people be given the right to refuse them.” The only Pfizer shot currently available, called BNT162b2, remains under EUA. The FDA did approve Pfizer’s Comirnaty vaccine, but that product is not predicted to be available for over a year. See Biden’s Vaccine Mandate — Who’s Fighting Back, and How?

“Children’s Health Defense (CHD) filed an amended motion to stay as a follow up to its lawsuit, filed Aug. 31, against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for simultaneously approving and authorizing Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in a classic “bait and switch.”  The FDA’s action created mass confusion, disorder and deception regarding the differences between the two Pfizer vaccines. The FDA approval purportedly allowed the U.S. Military, the Biden administration and other U.S. companies to exhort people to take “licensed” vaccines when in fact the vaccines routinely available and being administered in the U.S. continue to be the Pfizer-BioNTech Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) vaccines.” See 14 Military Members Detail Toll Vaccine Mandates Are Taking

America’s Frontline Doctors filed a motion to stop the use of Emergency Use Authorization COVID vaccines for anyone under 18, anyone with natural immunity or anyone who hasn’t received informed consent. They attached a declaration by a whistleblower who came forward alleging deaths occurring within 72 hours of receiving a COVID vaccine are significantly under-reported in the CDC Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS).

Serious injuries after COVID vaccination reported to VAERS include heart attacks, myocarditis, blood clots, strokes, seizures and neurological disorders, paralysis, anaphylaxis/ allergic reactions, amputations, miscarriages, lung/organ damage and deaths, causing untold suffering. See VAERS data released by the CDC included 726,965 reports of adverse events from all age groups following COVID vaccines

Margaret Tweet
Camas

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Margaret
Margaret
9 months ago

Spectrum Health will grant temporary exemptions from its employee vaccine mandate to individuals who can prove they have naturally acquired immunity to COVID-19. 
The west Michigan hospital system will grant an exemption to those who have a positive PCR or antigen test for COVID-19 plus a positive antibody test from within the past three months, the health system said in a statement Thursday.
The exemption, the first for a major health system in Michigan, was developed “as new research has emerged” on natural immunity. Spectrum Health workers can use natural immunity as vaccine mandate exemption (detroitnews.com)

Margaret
Margaret
9 months ago

“It took only hours for Methodist Health System in Texas, facing a legal demand letter from Liberty Counsel, to decide to grant several employees religious accommodations to its demand that all accept the experimental COVID-19 vaccines.
The hospital corporation had announced that all workers would be required to accept the shots, or be fired…Under severe pressure, hospital grants religious exemptions to COVID shots

Margaret
Margaret
8 months ago

It took several complaints, the threat of lost revenue, and a media inquiry to get Central Washington University (CWU) to reverse course. Students forced into COVID vaccination, in violation of their sincerely held religious beliefs, could now forgo the jabs.
About 3% (or 345) of CWU’s roughly 11,500 students requested a religious exemption. Rantz: After huge outcry, CWU reverses course and grants COVID vaccine exemptions (mynorthwest.com)