Opting Out of Vaccines but Opting in to Danger?

Opting Out of Vaccines but Opting in to Danger?


WISCONSIN IS ONE OF FIFTEEN STATES THAT LETS PEOPLE OPT-OUT OF IMMUNIZATIONS….. AS MORE AND MORE PEOPLE OPT OUT OF VACCINATIONS — –THE PUBLIC MAY BE OPTING IN FOR SOMETHING MORE DANGEROUS… LOCAL FIVE’S RHONDA FOXX TALKED WITH ONE HEALTH OFFICIAL AND BRINGS YOU THIS STORY…. 22:34:24 I CAN’T TELL YOU THAT EVERY COUNTY IS SEEING THIS BUT WE HAVE SEEN IT IN OUTAGAMIE COUNTY SO ONE OF THE THINGS THAT WE CONTINUE TO PROMOTE IS VACCINATIONS. SOME IN WISCONSIN ARE OPTING OUT OF VACCINATIONS THROUGH A HEALTLH WAIVER, RELIGIOUS WAIVER OR A PERSONAL CONVICTION WAIVER… 22:35:03 – OVERALL THE WAIVERS FOR PERSONAL CONVICTION IS INCREASING AND THE OTHER WAIVERS ARE STABLE, SO THAT’S A CONCERN OF COURSE WISCONSIN’S VACCINE OPT OUT RATE IS NEARLY 5 TIMES HIGHER TODAY THAN IT WAS 20 YEARS AGO AND THIS COULD BE PROBLEMATIC FOR SOME PEOPLE. 22:35:55 HEALTH REASONS THAT AN INDIVIDUAL MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO RECEIVE A VACCINE. THERE ARE AGE REQUIREMENTS AS WELL WHERE AN INFANT MIGHT BE TOO YOUNG TO RECEIVE A VACCINE. THOSE WHO CAN’T RECIEVE VACCINATIONS ARE PROTECTED IF MOST OF THE COMMUNITY IS IMMUNIZED. 22:39:12 WHEN THE COMMUNITY IS NOT VACCINATED AND SOMEBODY BRINGS A VACCINE-PREVENTABLE ILLNESS INTO THE COMMUNITY THOSE INDIVIDUALS MAYBE EXPOSED, MAY GET THE ILLNESS, MAY SUFFER SEVER CONSEQUENCES.MAY END UP HOSPITALIZED AND PEOPLE NEED TO REALIZE THAT THESE ILLNESS CAN CAUSE DEATH… WISCONSIN HASN’T EXPERIENCED MEASLES IN A FEW YEARS, BUT WHAT’S CONCERNING FOR JO-ELLEN IS THAT WE LIVE IN A MOBILE WORLD AND DISEASES TRAVEL WITH PEOPLE. 22:40:51 EVEN THOUGH WE HAVEN’T HAD ANY ACTIVE MEASLES. WE ARE SURROUNDED BY STATES THAT HAVE HAD ACTIVE MEASLES CASES AND REALLY OUR MANTRA KINDA IS “ITS JUST ONE PLANE RIDE AWAY”….. 22:41:14 SO WHEN WE PUSH TO KEEP OUR IMMUNIZATION RATES UP THEN WE’RE HOPING TO PROTECT THE REST OF OUR COMMUNITY… REPORTING IN APPLETON, RHONDA FOXX LOCAL FIVE NEWS… ((ERIN)) WISCONSIN’S MINORITY LEADER GORDON HINTZ HAS INTRODUCED A BILL TO THE ASSEMBLY HEALTH COMMITTEE THAT WOULD END PERSONAL CONVICTION WAIVERS, HOWEVER THERE IS LITTLE BIPARTISIAN SUPPORT FOR THIS BILL.. ((TOM)) NEW AT TEN TONIGHT… ((TOM)) THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF APPLETON WILL ADD MORE OUTDOOR SPACE TO ITS RECREATION AREA.

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