Source: Ohio Department of Health
In Ohio and across the country, there has been a decrease in child well visits and vaccinations administered to protect against diseases like measles, chickenpox, whooping cough, and polio.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid will launch several initiatives to encourage childhood immunizations among its members. These efforts will be aimed at increasing safe, convenient access to vaccinations by providing mobile vaccination clinics and reducing administrative barriers for providers.
A new public service announcement has been developed to stress the importance of childhood vaccines.