Colorado parents to receive text alerts from the state about overdue immunizations for children

August 3, 2022

With the school year beginning in a few weeks, some parents should expect to receive notifications from the state indicating that their child is overdue for a vaccine.

Beginning Tuesday, August 2, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) began sending out 32,000 texts and 13,000 emails to parents of children between the ages of four and six.

The immunizations included in this notification are measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTaP).

Read more at KRDO.

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