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6 percent of students in Green County not vaccinated
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MONROE - A small but significant amount of students in Green County were not immunized this year against viruses like measles, mumps and rubella, according to Green County Health Department data. According to GCHD statistics reported to them by Green County schools, just under 6 percent of the 5,638 students enrolled in both public and private schools during the 2014-15 school year were not immunized, accounting for 333 students. The numbers are similar to last year's, with about 6 percent of Green County families choosing not to have their children immunized in the 2013-14 school year.