LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — Are you updated in your COVID-19 vaccinations?
“We’re seeing the bottom vaccination charges, particularly amongst youngsters, that the state has seen in years,” stated Linda Vail, Ingham County Well being Officer. “For the well being of people and the well being of our group, we encourage everybody to remain up-to-date on all of their vaccinations.”
the take your shot The marketing campaign is pushing for immunocompromised populations, in addition to pregnant and parenting folks, to obtain doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, in addition to different vaccines.
In response to the Ingham County Well being Division, vaccination charges have dropped about 5% for kids ages 19-35 months since December 2019.
The Division attributes the decline partially to the COVID-19 pandemic and its influence on major care workplace visits. Vaccine hesitancy amongst sure populations additionally stays an issue.
“The Ingham County Well being Division is completely happy to debate any questions or issues folks might have about vaccinations. Given all the data obtainable, it’s comprehensible that some might have questions earlier than receiving a vaccine,” Vail stated.
For extra info on the take your shot marketing campaign and immunizations, go to www.YourShotToHelp.com.