Ohio – Lessons Learned From 2014 Ohio Measles Outbreak

The Bureau of Infectious Diseases at the Ohio Department of Health responded to a measles outbreak primarily in the Amish communities in nine counties. Of the 383 cases reported, 380 were Ohio Amish and most were either unvaccinated or their vaccination status was unknown. This presentation focuses on strategies to improve vaccine coverage rates in the Amish community and describes lessons learned.

Years: 2014, 2019

Locations: Ohio

Key Words: outbreak management

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