Protect

Promote healthy communities where families can live, work and learn without fear of exposure to preventable diseases.

Educate

Provide evidence-based resources families need to make informed choices. Dispel common myths that threaten the health and safety of all Oklahoma families.

Engage

Give a voice to immuno-compromised children and those whose lives are at risk when those who are eligible to be immunized are not.

Oklahomans are Increasingly at Risk of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

 

It’s time to take a stand and protect our communities.

 

I vaccinate because my patients are all important to me and I can protect them from preventable diseases that can cause serious harm.``

Eve H Switzer, MD, FAAP
Northwest Pediatrics - Enid, OK

From the 2012-13 school year to the 2017-18 school year, total exemptions (including medical and nonmedical) among Oklahoma kindergarteners increased by over 69%.

580

philosophical exemptions during the 2015-16 school year

620

philosophical exemptions during the 2016-17 school year

657

philosophical exemptions during the 2017-18 school year

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/imz-managers/coverage/schoolvaxview/pubs-resources.html