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  • California's kindergartner vaccination rates below federal goals

     
    Vaccination rates among California's kindergartners are below U.S. goals for 2020, according to a new federal report released Thursday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 95% of kindergartners should be vaccinated for nine...
  • California students must have whooping cough immunizations by fall

     
    More than 1,000 people in California have been infected with whooping cough this year, and health officials Friday encouraged the public to get immunizations against the bacterial disease. A new law goes into effect on July 1, requiring middle and......
  • California Legislature extends deadline for whooping cough vaccine

     
    Emergency legislation extending the deadline for students to receive the whooping cough vaccination passed both houses of the Legislature on Thursday, setting the stage for a decision by Gov. Jerry Brown. The afternoon vote in the state Senate was by........
  • Whooping cough: How not to get tough with schools

     
    The law was passed, the parents were notified, then notified again, and yet again. Vaccination clinics were opened at schools. Yet is anyone surprised that the July 1 deadline for whooping-cough booster shots passed with a huge number of the......
  • Gov. Brown extends whooping cough vaccine deadline

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday giving students 30 days after the start of the academic year to obtain a whooping cough vaccine and submit verification to their school. This school year marks the first time that the vaccine......
  • When does public health supersede personal choice? The vaccination debate [Most commented]

     
    Opposition to vaccinations for children is shortsighted and detrimental to public health, The Times’ editorial board wrote Tuesday. In recent years, more parents have been opting out of inoculations for their kids due to personal beliefs and...
  • Healthcare reform's deciding moment -- maybe

     
    The Supreme Court will rule on the legality of the healthcare reform law next year. Or will it?...
  • State helping at child immunization deadline

     
    Parents that have, for whatever reason, put off getting their school-age children to the doctor for the mandatory immunizations are getting a last-minute chance to catch up from the state Department of Health. The state will open health centers the week...
  • Is your baby up to date? This week is immunization week

     
    If your child needs to have his or her shots brought up to date, this week is a good time to do it. In honor of National Infant Immunization Week, April 21-28, health departments across Central Florida are encouraging parents to make sure their infants...
  • Free shots of required whooping cough vaccine available next week

     
    Free pertussis vaccines are available next week to students enrolled in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The vaccine, also called Tdap, is required of all students, starting in 7th grade, for admission to class....
  • School vaccination time

     
    If your kids aren't caught up on school vaccinations, it's time to make that appointment. Pennsylvania adopted new vaccination regulations last year. Don't be put off by rumors that vaccinations cause autism. Your child will be worse off without the...