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As school year approaches, local health department encourages children to get vaccinated

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As the new school year grows nearer, so does the time for children to see the doctor for immunizations. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo has more on some new regulations and how parents can prepare their students for school.

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