Arizona vaccine education course for parents could be revived next school year

A vaccine education program for parents, canceled by the state of Arizona in August, could be revived. The Arizona Department of Health Services confirmed it is working to develop a redesigned program to address falling immunization coverage among schoolchildren in the state. The revamped immunization education program is expected to launch in the 2019-2020 academic year, the state health department said in a statement. The Maricopa County Health Department is partnering with the state to recruit schools for the pilot program, and so far feedback from schools has been positive, county health officials said. Original course lasted one school year The…

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