I’m pregnant and my medical exemption was denied, what do I do now?
I’m pregnant and my school is requiring I get a COVID vaccine, should I file a religious or medical exemption?
My objections are philosophical, can I file a religious exemption?
Federal law only allows religious and medical accommodations to COVID vaccine requirements imposed by the government. Check your state’s laws to see if philosophical exemptions are available in other settings, like your child’s school.
What if I file a medical vaccine exemption and it’s denied, can I then file a religious exemption?
You can file a religious exemption at any time, but an employer may argue your religious belief isn’t sincerely held and that you’re only filing a religious exemption because your medical exemption was denied. To alleviate this issue, tell your employer before filing an exemption that you have grounds for both, and ask (preferably in […]