Local numbers on rise
The number of students in Uvalde County who are unvaccinated due to conscientious exemptions is on the rise, according to data from Texas Health and Human Services.
Since the 2011-2012 school year, the Texas Annual Report of Immunization Status for all grade levels at public and private schools for all of Uvalde County indicates a marked annual increase.
The percentage of students in public and private schools in all grades has surged from 0.20 percent in 2011-2012 to 0.68 percent in 2017-2018.
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