Winter Flu Season Off to Early Start; Doctors Say Get Vaccinated NowThe California Department of Public Health says the winter flu season is off to its earliest start in 15 years.
Marin Kindergarten Vaccination Rate Highest In 5 YearsKindergarten immunization rates in Marin County are the highest they have been since 2011-2012, but there also has been an increase in parents seeking medical exemptions to immunization, county officials said Wednesday.
Daycare Workers Must Be Vaccinated Under New California LawA new law signed by Governor Brown this week requires all daycare workers to be vaccinated.
University Of California To Mandate Measles Vaccines For Incoming StudentsThe University of California system announced Friday that it would soon require incoming students to receive vaccinations for measles and several other diseases, starting in 2017.
University Of California May Require Measles Vaccine For Admission In 2017The University of California system may soon mandate incoming students to be vaccinated for several contagious diseases, including measles.
New Measles Cases Confirmed In Marin And San Mateo Counties Health officials Friday evening announced that they have confirmed a third case of measles in San Mateo County, bringing the total new cases announced in the Bay Area Friday to three.
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Marin Family Whose Leukemic Child Can't Vaccinate Asks School To Require ImmunizationA six-year-old boy in Marin County who's been fighting cancer most of his life is facing a new threat to his health his family says he shouldn't have to worry about.
More Marin Kids Immunized After Law Requiring Counseling For Anti-Vaccination Parents Takes EffectA law that went into affect last year requires parents who don't want their child to be vaccinated to have a conversation about immunization with a healthcare provider.
Northern California Kaiser Data Show Clusters Of Under-Immunization In Bay AreaA new study generated from Kaiser data shows high concentrations of unvaccinated children in Northern California.
Bay Area Private Schools Rank High In Vaccination Opt-Out RatesBay 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.
California Whooping Cough Cases Drop DramaticallyState health officials are crediting extensive public outreach for a dramatic drop in whooping cough cases last year, after a deadly year in 2010.