With Childhood Vaccinations Down, Cincinnati Children's Holds Vaccination Event
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has seen as much as a 20% drop in childhood vaccinations under the COVID-19 pandemic. It's a concerning trend that, if left unchecked, could lead to a "twindemic" that's a threat from both the coronavirus pandemic and a measles outbreak.
Now, Cincinnati Children’s has partnered with several local health agencies in coordination with the American Academy of Pediatrics to hold a day long vaccination event on Dec. 5.
The first event is at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Pediatric Primary Care Center, 2nd Floor, 3430 Burnet Avenue, from 9 a.m. to noon.
The second event is at the UC Health Hoxworth Clinic, 2nd Floor, 3130 Highland Avenue, from noon to 4 p.m.
For transportation assistance call 1-866-642-9279 48 hours in advance.
Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss childhood vaccines is Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center General Pediatrician and University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics Professor Mona Mansour, MD.
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