State Public Health Officials in this Massachusetts Advisory and the Town of Amherst Health Department are recommending residents to review their measles immunization status. There are no current measles cases in Amherst or surrounding areas however cases and outbreaks are occurring throughout the United States and abroad, so now is the perfect time to speak with your health care provider about immunization or immunity history.
MMR Vaccine Recommendations
Summary of MMR Vaccine Recommendations
We urge all residents speak with their Primary Care Provider regarding specific questions, pregnancy, personal situations and concerns regarding immunization or immunity. Below recommendations are based on ACIP (Advisory Committee of Immunization Practice) recommendations from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control).
MMR Special Recommendations
People born before 1957 or vaccinated prior to 1968
Other information regarding the MMR vaccine