Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in Colorado's Children Report - September 2019 (Volume 2)

Prepared by pediatricians and researchers from the department of Epidemiology at Children’s Colorado, the report provides an analysis of the state of immunization in Colorado based on hospital and emergency department data from the Colorado Hospital Association and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). The second report in a series this year, the September installment provides the latest update on local and national preventable disease outbreaks and highlights immunization data from 2018-19 and its implications for health and safety in Colorado’s schools and child care facilities. It also examines immunization views reported by Denver religious leaders and underscores the potential economic savings of increased influenza vaccination.

Read more in the Sept. 9 press release.