Gently Approaching Vaccination Resistance

Oct 25, 2013

Vaccines provide resistance to disease, but concerns about side effects provide resistance to the vaccines. 

Credit James Gathany/CDC

And the concerns are especially pronounced in Ashland, which has one of the highest vaccine avoidance rates in the country.

Jackson County Health officials continue to work on outreach efforts to bring the avoidance rate down.

We'll discuss the strategies to convince reluctant parents to immunize their children.