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Measles cases are on the rise globally and here in Illinois the number is increasing as well. Vaccines are 97% effective in preventing this highly contagious disease.  To learn more about this infection and get information on vaccination, go to  Learn how to identify measles and the safe and effective vaccine that can prevent this potentially life-threatening infection for adults and children. 

Talking to Parents About Immunizations – Resource Toolkit

Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death. However, many parents still remain hesitant about their child being vaccinated. This electronic toolkit that can be used by health care providers, community health care workers, and local health departments to help educate parents and increase vaccination rates.

The toolkit includes