ATLANTA — More parents are opting out of school shots for their kids. In eight states now, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners aren’t getting all the vaccines required for attendance, an Associated Press analysis found. That growing trend among parents seeking vaccine exemptions has health officials worried about outbreaks of diseases that once were all but stamped out. To read the whole article, click here.
The Hawaii Immunization Coalition is a 501(c)3 statewide community-based organization working to ensure all of Hawaii’s families are appropriately vaccinated against vaccine-preventable diseases.
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News at HIC
- How to Become a COVID-19 Vaccine Provider in Hawaii
- WEBINAR: Building Community Trust to Increase COVID-19 Vaccination, Wednesday May 26, 2021 12-1 PM HST
- Webinar – Adolescent Vaccination Getting Back on Track, Friday May 21, 2021 12:30-1:00 PM HST
- HIC Update – May 2021
- What can teens expect when getting a COVID-19 vaccine?
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