New York Chiropractic Council Statement on Vaccine Mandates

NEW YORK, NY. – August 24th, 2021 – The New York Chiropractic Council supports freedom of choice in healthcare.  Medical mandates for procedures such as vaccines are inconsistent with an individual’s freedom of choice, as such mandates violate personal rights and individual autonomy.  The Council therefore supports an individual’s right to either choose a medical procedure or not. Accordingly, the Council stands with the International Chiropractors Association's long standing stated position against medical mandates and for the protection of informed patient consent and the preservation of personal choice in healthcare decisions.


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The New York Chiropractic Council promotes the basic philosophy, science and art of chiropractic by: protecting the welfare of its members to practice chiropractic without compromise, and with parity and respect; protecting the public`s ability to receive chiropractic without prejudice, ridicule or financial penalty from any individual, group or profession; conducting educational seminars, lectures and meetings within the profession and the public in accordance with our stated objectives; keeping chiropractic separate and distinct from all other professions; and fostering inter-professional relations based upon mutual respect and a clear understanding of the basic philosophy, science and art of Chiropractic.


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