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Good Morning, All!

The state of emergency in Washington due to measles got me to thinking - in order for community immunity/"herd immunity to work, 94% of the herd has to be vaccinated/immune to the disease.  How do I find out what the rate of vaccination is in my area/county/state?

My school with 615 kids has >97% vaccination rate, btw.

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Maybe your local Board of Health can give you county specific information.  You can find a map of rates by US state but not smaller counties I don;t think.  Here is a link for Massachusetts by county, just for interests sake:

https://www.mass.gov/service-details/school-immunizations

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In NH we have to do an immunization survey every year. So the info is at DHHS

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Contact whichever state entity gets your vaccine reporting (ours is DSHS but yours may be different).

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We have an annual immunization thing for the state of Texas. I only have 3 students out of compliance right now because they are refugees, they are only missing Hep A.

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