Send Your Children Back to School Protected From Serious Diseases

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Source: Public Health Department

Back-to-school season is here and it is the perfect time to make sure your children are up to date on their vaccines. To celebrate the importance of immunizations for people of all ages and to make sure children and adolescents are protected with all the vaccines they need as they go back to school, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is joining with partners nationwide in recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month.

“Getting children and adolescents all of the vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control is one of the most important things parents can do to protect their children from serious diseases,” says Charity Dean, MD Health Officer of Santa Barbara County. “If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to check with your child’s doctor to find out what vaccines your child needs.”

California law requires students to receive certain immunizations in order to attend public and private elementary and secondary schools as well as licensed child care centers. Schools and licensed child care centers are required to enforce immunization requirements, maintain immunization records of all children enrolled, and report student immunization status to the California Department of Public Health.

For more information about school immunization requirements, visit the Shots for School website: www.shotsforschool.org, contact your child’s physician, school nurse or the Public Health Department Immunization Program at www.sbcphd.org/iz.

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Shasta Guy Jul 31, 2018 05:56 PM
Send Your Children Back to School Protected From Serious Diseases

The anti-vax "movement" is based on fraudulent science http://time.com/5175704/andrew-wakefield-vaccine-autism/ There's good reason why those who came before us wanted to prevent the occurrence of those diseases. Some of them can have life long consequences....

a-1568724708 Jul 31, 2018 01:05 PM
Send Your Children Back to School Protected From Serious Diseases

Anti-vaxxers have no idea about cause and effect, statistical likelihoods, cannot point to any statistically valid, double-blind randomized, peer-reviewed studies to support their point of view. The original author who started the anti-vaccine movement Andrew Wakefield published a paper in the Lancet in 1998. His research included only 12 patients, not nearly enough to be statistically meaningful. The Lancet later retracted Wakefield’s paper. Then in 2010, Wakefield was struck off the United Kingdom medical register. This ended his career as a doctor.

macpuzl Jul 31, 2018 01:04 PM
Send Your Children Back to School Protected From Serious Diseases

These people are misguided and dangerous. Do not fall for their lies. If you care about the health of those you love and those in your community, learn the truth about vaccines - centuries of data show they work and are safe! There's even a great proposal to tax vaccine refusers to pay for the costs of fighting the resulting outbreaks, though that will be of small comfort to those who will die or be permanently damaged. ======================================== http://www.livescience.com/49716-measles-outbreak-questions.html ======================================== http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2015/05/07/404963436/scientists-crack-a-50-year-old-mystery-about-the-measles-vaccine?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news ======================================== http://www.livescience.com/50771-measles-vaccine-protects-against-diseases.html ======================================== http://www.livescience.com/54049-measles-vaccine-refusal.html ======================================== http://www.livescience.com/56690-deadly-measles-complication-more-common.html ======================================== https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/

Factotum Jul 31, 2018 10:12 AM
Send Your Children Back to School Protected From Serious Diseases

From CDC - National Statistics: "Results—The estimated prevalence of ASD based on 2014 data was 2.24%, a significant increase from the estimated annualized prevalence of 1.25% based on 2011–2013 data. In contrast, the prevalence of other DD declined significantly from 4.84% based on 2011–2013 data to 3.57% based on 2014 data. The prevalence of ID did not significantly change from 2011–2013 (1.27%) to 2014 (1.10%). The prevalence of having any of the three conditions was constant across survey years." ( ASD=Autism Spectrum Disorder; DD = Delayed Development; ID=Intellectual Disability)

RHS Jul 31, 2018 09:43 AM
Send Your Children Back to School Protected From Serious Diseases

RINCONER should be ashamed and probably guilt ridden for spreading nonsense that will absolutely lead to the deaths of so many young people if adopted by a large subset of our population. See www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2016/05/25/7-things-about-vaccines-and-autism-that-the-movie-vaxxed-wont-tell-you/?utm_term=.cce8354e7896

Mesarats Aug 01, 2018 06:45 AM
Send Your Children Back to School Protected From Serious Diseases

RINCONER. Referencing select information from Andrew Wakefield’s site, the guy who started the whole autism scare based on 8 patients whose data he falsified is not and done for his own financial gain, is not credible. “if you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything” D.Huff https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/bad-medicine/

a-1568724708 Jul 31, 2018 03:02 PM
Send Your Children Back to School Protected From Serious Diseases

Get outside your anti-vax, anti-science bubble and find out what real science says about this: https://leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk/2016/01/04/the-william-thompson-documents-theres-no-whistle-to-blow/ https://respectfulinsolence.com/2015/08/05/the-cdc-whistleblower-william-thompson-appears-to-have-gone-full-antivaccine/

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