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Unread 07-02-2011, 09:25 PM   #1095
Stampin Wrose
This reminds me of a Star Trek episode....
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Originally Posted by NwP View Post
The hospital where I work has a new policy regarding the flu vaccine. Before this, we could decline the flu shot (the reasons included religion, convenience, and some others that escape me) without repercussions. It was strongly encouraged that we all get the shot, but that was it.

But now we can no longer decline except with a note from our doctor or religious leader. I just wondered how your average atheist (exhibit A: me) would get a signature, as I don't have a religious leader. It won't be an issue since I get haven't missed a flu shot in years, but it did make me curious.
Good question!

I suppose the main reason is religion....
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