MMR Vaccine Hesitancy Among Somali Minnesotans

The Minnesota Department of Health conducted outbreak activities and extended community interventions during their measles outbreak that began in April of 2017. Most of the cases were within the Somali-Minnesotan community and could have been attributed to declines in MMR…

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Implementation of Michigan’s College and University Flu Vaccination Challenge to Raise Young Adult Flu Immunization Rates [2016 Bull’s-Eye Award Winner]

[2016 Bull’s-Eye Award Winner] To increase flu immunization rates among college-aged young adults, Michigan created a competitive atmosphere between colleges and universities to see which school could achieve the highest rates.  The “College Flu Challenge” received funding from partners to…

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Exploring Strategies to Improve Immunization Rates – a Colorado Convening of Immunization Policy Experts with the National Governor’s Association

Colorado’s governor requested technical assistance from the National Governors Association (NGA) in immunization policy.  Colorado held a two-day meeting with national experts and local stakeholders to think through promising policies and practices to increase immunization rates in Colorado and identify…

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