Read the latest from the Detroit News editorial board HERE. Michigan’s current vaccination waiver guidelines allow parents to exercise freedom of choice while also ensuring that everyone has an appropriate education before choosing not to vaccinate. Let’s stay on the right path and keep increasing Michigan’s vaccination rate!
Grandparents, we need you. Truly. No one cares about your grandchildren or wants to invest in their future the way you do. We know you don’t want their future to include the things your past did: diseases like polio epidemics and measles outbreaks. We have come so far in the fight against preventable diseases, but … More Dear Grandparents
Grandparents: we know you treasure your grandchildren. They light up your life and will carry on your legacy. You work hard to protect them so they can grow up healthy and safe. But did you know that some Michigan legislators want to take away vaccination rules that keep kids safe? The rules have reduced Michigan’s vaccination opt-outs by … More Call to Action: Grandparents Needed!
#OpposeHB4425: In 2017, Michigan’s new vaccination waiver rules for school enrollment are working! Since 2015, waivers have been reduced by over 30%, keeping our kids and our communities healthy and safe. Yet, some Michigan legislators don’t see this as a benefit and hope to undo the new rules with MI House Bill 4425. If you’d … More Oppose HB 4425: Vaccine Rules
#DidYouKnow: Measles kills 400 kids a day worldwide. In the United States, a high vaccination rate helps to protect us. But 2017 looks to be a rough year globally for measles outbreaks, and Michigan has already seen two confirmed cases. Minnesota has already seen 9! Kids who can’t be vaccinated rely on those who can … More Did You Know: 2017 Global Measles Outbreak