Low child vaccination rates in Colorado causing concern

March 1, 2023

COLORADO — When kids end up at Children’s Hospital Colorado the priority for Dr. Jessica Cataldi is getting them well.

At times the Infectious Disease Specialist also has uncomfortable discussions about vaccines that could have prevented the trip to the hospital.

“It’s always a difficult conversation to have with families to say, you know, there may have been something that could have been done, but now, it’s too late. And we’re dealing with treating this disease that may be making you very sick,”

New data shows Colorado is 32nd in the nation for kids completing the CDC recommended series of vaccines.

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