Even though Connecticut has a high vaccination rate of 99%, our state only ranks 30th in the United States in terms of getting children vaccinated against diseases. A new state law takes effect today that hopes to change that.
Commissioner of Public Health Dr. Jewel Mullen appeared on Face the State in November to explain the new vaccination law that impacts children and parents all over Connecticut.
You can watch the segment right here: http://www.wfsb.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=7998174
For more information on the new law, read this: http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/infectious_diseases/immunization/cvp/frequently_asked_questions_about_connecticut_vaccine_program_9_26_2012.cs.pdf