Eventhough COVID-19 has tragically impacted all aspects of life’s routines especially those of our children. With shelter in place, there is also a sharp decline in the usually scheduled childhood and teenage vaccinations.
Linda Thomas-Hemak, M.D, states, “Skipping or delaying these important immunizations, especially in early childhood, can create severe waves of preventable disease outbreaks in the months and years ahead”.
According to CDC’s report, roughly 250,000 fewer doses of MMR vaccines were annually administered compared to this time last year. Vaccines are the best way to protect your children from serious preventable diseases that can cause disability and death.
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