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Local health departments recommend measles and chicken pox immunizations

Fort George G. Meade Public Affairs Office / CC

 

By Terry Kovarik

 

The Door County Health Department urges parents to have their children immunized for measles and chicken pox. That follows reports of higher numbers of infections nationally. The number of reported measles cases is up to 142 nationwide, compared to 120 for this time last year. Higher numbers of chicken pox cases have been reported at an Asheville, North Carolina school where vaccinations have been exempt. Door County Health Department Interim Director Susan Powers says immunization should be a parents priority.

 

 

Powers says if parents have any questions about measles or chicken pox vaccines they can contact the Door County Health Department on Nebraska Street in Sturgeon Bay or the Kewaunee County Public Health Department on Lincoln Street in Kewaunee.

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