Urgent NY Take Action: Adult mandatory vax database up for floor Vote in the Assembly TODAY, 5/30
Vote is scheduled for today, Tuesday 5/30, in the New York Assembly for A7154/S1531. This creates an essentially mandatory statewide adult vaccine database. Right now, medical workers are supposed to get permission of the patient to put records in the database. A7154 would require people to actively ask to be excluded from the database. This is another incremental step toward a mandatory vaccine database for adults and provides the essential information for future enforcement actions and vaccine passports.
Call your State Senator and Assemblymember to oppose this bill.
Talking points are below the addresses.
Look them up here:
Click HERE to send an opposition message to your Assemblymember on A7154 that creates an essentially mandatory adult vaccine database.
Call Speaker of the Assembly Carl Heastie and ask him to take the bill off the agenda.
Carl Heastie, Speaker of the Assembly
(518) 455-3791, (718) 654-6539
LOB 932, Albany, NY 12248
What is the need? There are no required vaccines for general population adults.
A7154/S1531 violates every principle of medical privacy.
A7154/S1531 violates physician’s duty of confidentiality.
The database will be used to identify and punish people. It is COVID now, it will be other disorders in the future.
This is the first step to statewide vaccine passports.
Opens the door to demanding all medical records, psychiatric medicines, HIV and other STDs, contraceptive use, etc.
This is taxpayer subsidized marketing for drug companies.
Immigrant rights advocates are concerned it will be used to track and locate undocumented people for deportation.
This bill will disproportionately impact black and brown people who have the lowest rate of COVID vaccine uptake of any racial groups.