More Wisconsin parents choose not to vaccinate

The choice of some Door County parents to not vaccinate their kids has not been a problem; at least not yet. Door County has not seen an outbreak of preventable diseases recently. But with the number of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children based on personal beliefs growing across the state of Wisconsin, the risk of an outbreak increases. Mary Ellen Smith, a nurse for the Door County Public Health Department, says if you are a parent and thinking about not vaccinating your child you should talk to your doctor and go to the CDC website before making your decision.



The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has recently stated the number of parents declining vaccines for their school-aged children is increasing. In 2018 there was a measles outbreak in La Crosse county in Wisconsin that was able to be contained.


Search Our Site



Do you want your elected officials to comply with Wisconsin’s open meetings law and inform the public and news media of items to be discussed during meetings?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)

Your email address is never published.

Sports Poll

With the Packers now eliminated, which sports team will get more of your attention in the coming weeks?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)

Your email address is never published.

Obituaries are provided as a service of the

Schinderle Funeral Home of Algoma


Click Here for more Obituaries

Obituary posting fee is $25


Sign up for our Daily Electronic Newspaper and/or our Shopping Show newsletter!


Get the latest news with our Daily Electronic Newspaper delivered to your inbox.


Get the latest updates for our Shopping Show delivered to your inbox every Friday.