Health Department: Area tops state for child immunization
Minnesota has the third-highest rate for vaccination exemptions for school-aged children.
That doesn't surprise local physicians.
Dr. David Erickson, a pediatrician, with Sanford Bemidji, said there is a national trend toward opting out of the recommended vaccination schedule.
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