With measles outbreaks occurring in three counties in Washington state this year, we wondered: what would happen if we had an outbreak in Olympia? How vulnerable are we? How do new state laws impact school-age families, and what more needs to be done to support public health? To answer these questions, we interviewed Jeanie Knight, division director for Disease Control and Prevention for Thurston County, and Dr. Rachel Wood, the public health officer for Thurston and Lewis Counties. Tune in to learn more about the local landscape for vaccine preventable illnesses.
The Olympia Standard
A calm and reasoned discussion about politics in the city of Olympia.