Student Health Interactive Map: California schools with low vaccination rates Student HealthAugust 7, 2019Yuxuan Xie8 Comments Yuxuan XieAugust 7, 20198 Comments *The analysis excludes 236 schools that did not report vaccination data to the state. Source: EdSource analysis; California Public Health Department data Comments (8) Leave a Comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * * Click here to cancel reply. Name * Mail * Website Comment Comments Policy We welcome your comments. All comments are moderated for civility, relevance and other considerations. Click here for EdSource's Comments Policy. John Bowman 1 week ago1 week ago Why is Hepatitis B vaccine needed for children, you can only get it from sex or sharing drug needles? Chicken Pox is such a mild virus they don't vaccinate for it in most of the world including Europe. Polio was eliminated from the USA with a 70% vaccine rate, and there have not been any cases here for 25 years. After four doses of pertussis vaccine any additional dose offers only one year of protection, … Read MoreWhy is Hepatitis B vaccine needed for children, you can only get it from sex or sharing drug needles? Chicken Pox is such a mild virus they don’t vaccinate for it in most of the world including Europe. Polio was eliminated from the USA with a 70% vaccine rate, and there have not been any cases here for 25 years. After four doses of pertussis vaccine any additional dose offers only one year of protection, plus makes you more likely to catch pertussis. Japan banned the measles vaccine made from aborted fetal cells, and produces their own much safer version. This modern T4 program has nothing to do with public health, it is all about profit for pharma. Pat Sobrero 2 weeks ago2 weeks ago Aren’t California schools legally excluding children who aren’t vaccinated? Tim Holt 2 weeks ago2 weeks ago The red dots mean that parents are questioning the bull coming from pharma and untrained docs. The legislation process in totally one-sided . We will homeschool or move if SB276 passes. Red dots mean informed and questioning parents. You can easily opt out of vax for school in 44 states. California is owned by pharma. Diane Robertson 2 weeks ago2 weeks ago Maybe more parents would get their kids vaccinated if the state of CA gave indemnity insurance with the shots. After his first “baby shots”, my first baby had seizures and suffered life-long brain damage. It doesn’t happen often; but one innocent, previously-healthy child is too much. greg larson 2 weeks ago2 weeks ago So much for freedom of choice. If I don’t vaccinate my child and you do, your child should not be at risk. Diane Gasson 2 weeks ago2 weeks ago Hi, I am actually a Trustee for Novato Unified School District. I was curious about vaccination rates and noticed only two of our several schools are posted. Can you tell me why? Jennifer Bestor 3 weeks ago3 weeks ago I believe the title (or legend) is reversed? Aren’t the red dots schools where LESS than 50% of kindergarteners ARE starting school WITH vaccinations? Replies Justin Allen 2 weeks ago2 weeks ago Jennifer, yes, you’re right with your interpretation: it is MORE than 50% without vaccinations at the schools coded red in the map (or alternately, LESS than 50% vaccinated). We’ll revise the legend to make sure it isn’t confusing.