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Area medical group adopts policy to treat only vaccinated children

Published on September 9, 2015 under CommunityImpact

At a time when parents are making sure their children meet the vaccine requirements of local schools, Austin Regional Clinic updated its policy July 1 to no longer accept children as pediatric patients if their parents will not permit them to be vaccinated. Although the decision came following an outbreak of the measles at Disneyland in which four of the 21 people who were affected by the illness contracted it in a pediatrician’s office, ARC doctors had been discussing the policy change for the past couple of years, said Dr. Alison Ziari, a pediatrician in the Four Points ARC office […]

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Source: Community Impact- Cedar Park

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