Doctors urge parents to get kids vaccinated before going back to school

WXYZPublished: August 22, 2017
Published: August 22, 2017

Amid the back-to-school shopping and planning for your student’s return to the classroom, it’s hard to check off everything in your to-do list. One thing doctors say is a must: vaccinations. August marks National Immunization Awareness month, and that’s no surprise. Doctors are serious about vaccinations, particularly because a recent trend for some parents to try to stretch out the period in which their children get shots. Doctors say that’s a non-starter. In fact, most believe that a vaccine should be as automatic as putting on a seatbelt in your car.

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