|February 19, 2021
Bangor Daily News: “Maine Docs Remind Parents to Catch Up Kids On Shots Amid Pandemic”
Pediatricians in Maine are reminding parents to get their children caught up on routine immunizations, which many students have missed during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics said Thursday a Blue Cross Blue Shield analysis found a 26 percent drop in vaccine doses last year. The analysis also found that 40 percent of parents surveyed said their children missed shots due to the pandemic.
The chapter called on parents to get in touch with their pediatricians to schedule visits to keep their children up to date. Full story here.
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