The Maine Immunization Coalition (MIC) is a program administered by Maine Primary Care Association.

MIC Mission:
To protect Maine people across their lifespan against vaccine-preventable diseases, by increasing immunization rates through information sharing, fostering collaboration, and advocacy.

For more information about the Maine Immunization Coalition and/or to join our news distribution list, please email Bryan Wyatt at bwyatt@mepca.org.

 

Immunization Links:
Every Child By Two
Immunization Action Coalition
Maine Immunization Program
U.S. CDC
U.S. DHHS
VaxMaineKids
History of Measles in U.S.
Complex Development of Vaccines


News Links:

Senate Reverses Course, Approves Bill to Eliminate Nonmedical Exemptions for Childhood Vaccines, WMTW-CH 8, 5/14/19

House Rejects Senate-Approved Religious Exemption for Vaccinations, Maine Public, 5/8/19

Maine House gives initial OK to removal of nonmedical vaccination exemptions, Bangor Daily News, 4/23/19

Vaccines are safe and necessary, Bangor Daily News, 4/3/19

Hundreds pack hearing on bill to end most exemptions for kids' vaccinations, Press Herald, 3/13/19

Maine CDC outraged over spread of anti-vaccination flyers, WGME-CH. 13, 2/12/19

Maine needs to restrict vaccine opt outs to prevent disease outbreaks, Bangor Daily News, 6/3/18

Maine vaccination opt-out rates rose last year, Maine Public, 5/24/18

Cochrane report: HPV vaccine proves its worth in adolescent, young adult women, Family Practice News, 5/9/18

Our View: Lax vaccine laws put Maine babies at risk of potentially fatal disease, Press Herald, 4/14/17

Recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents aged 18 years or younger, CDC, 2/1/17

Maine adopts new vaccine requirements for seventh graders, NECN, 1/3/17

New vaccine requirements for Maine students, WMTW-CH. 8, 1/3/17

Maine seventh-graders will need a new vaccine next school year, Press Herald, 1/3/17

Nurses, medical professionals gather for Augusta cancer summit, WMTW-CH. 8, 8/24/16

Prevalence of HPV After Introduction of the Vaccination Program in the United States, Pediatrics, 2/16

More Maine families are skipping or delaying childhood vaccines, Press Herald, 8/10/14