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By Dr. Todd Fife
Seeley-Swan Medical Center, Partnership Health Center 

The importance of the MMR vaccine

Health Happens

 

February 14, 2019

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Dr. Todd Fife Seeley-Swan Medical Center, Partnership Health Center

I want to talk today about a vaccine.

Wait...don't roll your eyes! This one is important, especially in light of the recent outbreak of measles that you have probably been hearing about. I feel it appropriate that we reexamine our thoughts on the MEASLES (MMR) vaccine.

Most of our children here in Seeley Lake have been vaccinated, as have most of us adults. This has given our community a certain 'herd' immunity. In simple terms, this means that those of us that have been immunized have been a shield and a protection to those that have not. So-I think a thank you is in order, and maybe a pat...



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