Oklahoma's Vaccination Rate Remains Low Among Those Under 34
Oklahoma health officials are urging young people to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Oklahoma’s overall vaccination rate ranks among the worst in the nation, but some age groups are worse than others.
During a press briefing on Friday, Oklahoma State Department of Health officials raised concerns about rates among those under 34, especially teenagers.
"Sixty-eight thousand one hundred eighty-five Oklahomans aged 12-17 have received at least one dose of the vaccine, representing about 21 percent of that particular population," said State Epidemiologist Jolianne Stone.
Stone and other health officials said that upping those rates is the best way to ensure in-person schooling in the fall.
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