| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:40 PM
The Glendale Unified school board on Tuesday invoked a temporary waiver that buys many students more time to get a new state-required vaccination.
Glendale students in grades seven through 12 now have 30 days from the first day of school on Aug. 29 to...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:06 AM
The Imperial County Public Health Department will have its annual drive-through flu clinic Saturday at the Imperial Valley Expo north parking lot in Imperial.
Vaccinations will be given at the expo grounds to patients 6 months old to 100 years old for $5...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:07 AM
An announcement was sent to parents of Carmel Clay Schools students Monday informing them a case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, was identified in the school district.
The letter states some children and staff members may have been...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:22 AM
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.
Alaska had the highest exemption rate in 2010-11, at nearly 9 percent. Colorado's rate was...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Vermont has again been named the healthiest state in the nation, topping the list for a fifth straight year, thanks in part to a high rate of high school graduation and low incidence of infectious disease.
New Hampshire, Connecticut, Hawaii and...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:09 PM
According to Purdue University, 463 students haven't provided any proof they've been immunized against measles. It's something that could prevent them from enrolling for classes next semester.
Monday was the deadline for proof of immunization against...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Students in the Laguna Beach Unified School District have some of the lowest vaccination rates in Orange County, says a state report.
Just more than 2 in 10 students in the district have failed to get vaccinated, according to data analyzed by the...
| Jul 6, 2011
The Dallas County Health and Human Services held its Back to School Immunization Clinic on Saturday.
Director Zachary Thompson said, "Your children can not enter school on the first day if their immunization records are not up to date. We want children...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:24 PM
The window for a new immunization law is closing for school districts across the state.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is requiring new immunization standards for students effective the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year.
But the law allows...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Indiana health officials have reported a total of 13 confirmed cases of measles in central Indiana, involving both children and adults. All confirmed cases are residents of Boone and Hamilton counties in Indiana.
The Indiana State Department of Health...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 1:17 PM
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has updated the School and Child Care Immunization Information for the 2012-13 school year at www.kdheks.gov/immunize/schoolInfo.htm.
The information is based on the Advisory Committee on Immunization...