Children in Alaska will need five additional immunizations to be allowed to attend school next year. The state mandate for the additional shots takes effect July 1.

To help get the word out in coming months, the state is spending $20,000 on a media campaign.

"The last thing that we want is for children to be excluded from school," said Laurel Wood, the state's immunization program manager.

The state held public


Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources