To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? More and more Arizonans seem to be falling into the ‘not to vaccinate’ corner. According to a new study in the Public Library of Science journal PLOS Medicine, Arizona is one of 12 states listed as a ‘hot-spot’ for outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases. Why? The report suggests it is because of the growing number of parents who opt-out of getting their children vaccinated in our state.
We know there are many views on this controversial matter and hope you will share your thoughts after reading several of the stories linked below. Generating conversations around the important health issues affecting the people of our state is another way we are working toward our long-term goal of one day making Arizona the Healthiest State in the Nation!