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Vaccination waiver rates decrease 39 percent from last year

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Even though there has been an overall decrease in vaccination waivers statewide, some counties still have high rates of children not receiving vaccinations.

Michigan’s immunization waiver rate has decreased by 39% as a result of a rule change last year. That rule makes it so parents who wish to not vaccinate their children are required to meet with health officials before a waiver will be granted. Continue reading

Immunization education is main focus of local health experts

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Local health experts say they’re renewing focus on immunization education. They are hoping to lower the number of vaccine waivers in schools.

Michigan is ranked with the 4th highest vaccine waiver rate in the country. Continue reading