Health officials say flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years—and it could be a bad one.
Bay Area public health leaders are reacting to news that parents of private school children in California are more likely to opt out of vaccinations than parents of kids in public schools.
Many Bay Area parents are rushing to get their kids vaccinated against whooping cough in order to comply with a new state law.
Hundreds of kids got whooping cough vaccinations at a free clinic at a San Francisco high school on Saturday.
Some Santa Clara County voters got an added bonus after dropping off their ballot; the opportunity to get a flu shot.
Thousands of Sutter patients in San Francisco and the North Bay need to be vaccinated again because their shots may not be effective.