Measles. Might it Come to Camp?

Summer camp is coming and the USA is currently experiencing measles outbreaks in both New York and Washington state. Do you know the percentage of your campers who are immunized against the measles? To achieve herd immunity for measles at least 90-95% of the population need to be vaccinated. Now is the time to look at immunization requirements for your camp and start to develop plans and protocols.State regulations for heatlhcare at youth camps is a great place to start, as well as school age immunization requirements for your state.