Teachers Can Help Families Obtain Needed Vaccinations

Chelsea Prax photo
May 14, 2021
Richard M. Long, Learning First Alliance
Chelsea Prax, American Federation of Teachers

During the pandemic, more than one in five students has fallen behind on routine, lifesaving vaccinations, such as MMR, TDap, hepatitis and meningitis. Chelsea Prax, an AFT assistant director and children's health expert, discusses ways that educators can remind families and help them obtain vaccinations before the start of the next school year.