The NHS recommends all children have vaccinations during childhood. These vaccinations protect against diseases such as:
Hackney has a lower uptake compared to other parts of London and England. This makes the risk of an outbreak more likely. Vaccination is the safest and most effective way to protect children.
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If your child is at school but they’re delayed on their preschool vaccinations, contact your GP as soon as possible.
MMR and Polio catch-up vaccinations
There is a catch-up campaign running in London for children aged 1 to 11 who are overdue for their routine vaccinations for polio and MMR.