Colorado schools working to prevent measles outbreaks. How to check vaccination rates at your child’s school.

January 30, 2024

A little more than a third of Colorado school districts were at risk of a measles, mumps, or rubella outbreak last year, due to low immunization rates, but new state data shows overall MMR vaccination rates are somewhat improving.

School districts tell CBS News Colorado the key to improving those rates boils down to building relationships with students’ families. 

“It’s about educating the family,” says school nurse Megan Moyer with Kids First Health Care, a company that is contracted by the Adams 14 School District to help with student healthcare during school hours.

Read more at CBS Colorado.

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