A New Vaccine To Prevent ShinglesThe CDC has given it's approval for a new vaccine to prevent shingles, a painful skin rash that can affect people of all ages. It is believed to be much more effective than the vaccine currently being used, and is recommended for people ages 50 and older.
New Website Gives Vaccination And Exemption Rates In Colorado Schools And Child Care FacilitiesThere is a new tool for parents to check vaccination rates in Colorado schools and day care facilities.
Warning Of Possible Measles Exposure In Denver-Boulder AreaThousands of people in the Denver metro area could have been exposed to measles over eight days last month in what's being called a "wide variety of locations in the Denver-Boulder area."
Warning Of Possible Measles Exposure Across Denver Metro AreaPeople who visited Target, King Soopers or any of five other locations in the south Denver metro area are being warned about possible exposure to measles.
Why We Worry About Measles, And Why You Should Too -- As In NowThere is a child case of measles in the Denver metro area, and that child may have exposed people in public places. Those people are now at risk for a very serious disease. Are you one of those people?
Bill To Require Registration Of Unvaccinated Children With State FailsThe Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment admits it sent inaccurate letters to parents across the state regarding children who aren't vaccinated as a bill to require registration fails in the state Capitol.
Touchy Subject Of Child Vaccinations Debated At State CapitolColorado's low vaccination rate is once again the subject of legislation at the state capitol.
Denver Doctor: Impoverished Neighborhoods Less Likely To See A Measles OutbreakThe current measles outbreak in the United States is a big concern for parents with children who may be around unvaccinated children, and those concerns loom larger in many pockets of Colorado.
Vaccine Skeptics Find Unexpected Allies In Conservative GOPAs vaccine skeptics fight laws that would force more parents to inoculate their kids, they are finding unexpected allies in conservative Republicans, including in Colorado.
Kids Care Clinic Boosts High Rate Of VaccinationsThe Measles outbreak is a big concern for parents with children who may be around unvaccinated children. One local clinic is hoping to ease those parents' fears.
State Lawmaker Considers Reintroducing Controversial Bill To Make It Harder To Opt Out Of VaccinesOne state lawmakers is considering bringing back a controversial bill that would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.
Measles Surge Worries Health OfficialsThe highest number of measles cases in 20 years has federal health officials concerned.