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 →
Soon-to-be mothers in the eastern U-P had the chance recently to learn about the importance of perinatal vaccinations.
Nursing students from Lake Superior State University presented information on the value of perinatal vaccinations to hundreds of expectant mothers and their families. It was part of a community wide baby shower. Continue reading →