Health Officials Make Last-Minute Push For Students To Get Vaccinated
In the Bakersfield area, more than a thousand children haven't received their vaccinations, which a new state law requires.
The Bakersfield Californian:
Local Health Officials Urge Updated Immunization Records This Fall
Local health officials are urging students to update their immunization records before Wednesday. Without their shots, students can register for classes but wouldn’t be allowed to attend, according to Debbie Wood, coordinator for Bakersfield City School District’s Health Programs. More than a thousand kids have yet to receive their immunizations as of two days before school begins, Wood said. (Cleveland, 8/16)