Campaigns like the CDC's Protect the Circle of Life: Immunize Our Nations focused on American Indian and Alaska Native populations.
OVERALL, ALASKA'S RATES of immunizations are pretty low; we rank 49th in the country for percentage (about 57%) of 2-year olds in our total population who have completed the recommended vaccine series. But among Alaska Natives, the rates are around 80% - above the national average.
Learn more: statistics on Alaska's vaccination rates
Kids These Days! contributor Jessica Cochran spoke with some rural health care providers to find out how they’ve kept those rates so high.