Medical Experts Urging Teens To Keep Up With VaccinationsWhen adolescents go off to school, they're exposed to any number of potentially serious, even deadly diseases.
Free Back-To-School Vaccines Offered Today In YonkersAll children who do not have their required immunizations must have the first dose of vaccines within 14 days from the first day of school.
NYC Declares Measles Outbreak Centered In Jewish Communities Over, Lifts Vaccination MandateAfter one of the worst measles outbreaks in a generation, there is finally positive news for residents in New York.
Yonkers Clinics To Vaccinate Students For Free Ahead Of School YearHealth clinics in Yonkers will be offering free vaccines for children who need the immunizations before starting the new school year.
New York Issues Stricter Rules On Vaccine Medical ExemptionsThe new regulations aim to keep people from obtaining medical exemptions for non-medical reasons.
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Extends State Of EmergencyExtending the state of emergency allows the county access to resources to help pay for the costs of fighting the outbreak.
Measles Outbreak: End To Religious Exemptions For Vaccinations Signed Into Law In New York StateState legislators are expected Thursday to pass a law that would end religious exemptions for vaccinations in New York in response to an outbreak of measles in parts of the state.
New Jersey Jail Quarantined, Several Inmates Believed To Have The MumpsThe quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted for at least 25 days.
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Makes Vaccinations Mandatory For All Summer CampsParents must provide documentation that their child has received two doses of the MMR vaccine.
Measles Outbreak: CDC Says Nearly 1,000 Confirmed Cases Reported, Mostly In NYCThe number of measles cases across the country is nearing levels that haven’t been seen in a generation.
Measles Outbreak: Summer Camps Demanding Vaccinations, Summer Travel To Be Impacted By 'Do Not Board' ListsThe measles outbreak is prompting concerns about summer camp and summer travels.
Anti-Vaxxers Storm Albany In Hopes Of Saving Religious Exemptions For VaccinesRobert Kennedy Jr. was among the protesters questioning the safety of vaccines. Health authorities blame misinformation for the recent outbreak; predominately centered in the Tri-state area.
New Measles Warnings: Woman Possibly Spread Illness During 'Avengers: Endgame' ShowingThe state's department of health says a New York City resident with a confirmed case of the virus may have exposed other people in Middlesex and Ocean counties.
Measles Outbreak: 'Brady Bunch' Actress Speaks Out Against Anti-Vaxxers Using Her Show To Spread Measles MessageIn an interview with NPR, Maureen McCormick said she disapproves of these online posts and the use of her image to push the anti-vaxxer’s controversial agenda.
Measles Outbreak: Health Officials Comb Through New Jersey Restaurant After Possible Measles OutbreakTwo different health departments were on site doing testing for the highly contagious illness on Tuesday.