STOCKTON (CBS13) — Leaders in Stanislaus County are taking a stand against COVID-19 vaccine passports.
The county Board of Supervisors passed a resolution this week banning county facilities from requiring proof of vaccination. They said people should have the right to make their own health decisions.READ MORE: Folsom Ice Skating Rink Reopens After Weeks Of Delays
The resolution does not impact any private businesses that want to require proof of vaccination.READ MORE: 'AMEND Changed My Life': Program For African American Students Offers Path To Success
It’s been three weeks since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention signed off on vaccines for kids ages 5 and up. So how do vaccination rates for kids 5-11 compare county to county?
According to the LA Times, the numbers are 7% for San Joaquin, 22% for Yolo, 13% for Sacramento, 18% for Placer, 11% for El Dorado, 20% for Nevada, 3% for Sutter, 4% for Yuba, 6% for Amador, 4% for Calaveras, 10% for Solano and 6% for Stanislaus.MORE NEWS: Rancho Cordova Jumpstarts Job Seeking Programs To Find People High-Paying Jobs
The California county that has the highest rate is Marin, where nearly half of all kids have received at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.