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Where does New Hampshire stand on childhood vaccine exemptions?

February 23, 2015
by CASEY McDERMOTT
Concord Monitor

Overall, New Hampshire has a stronger-than-average record on childhood vaccination. In 2013, its vaccination rates were above 90 percent for the measles, mumps and rubella (or MMR) vaccine and the diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, and acellular pertussis (or DTaP) vaccine. A recent report by the Trust for America’s Health found that New Hampshire had the highest MMR vaccination rate for preschoolers in the nation, at 96.3 percent.

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