Medical experts are also urging parents to vaccinate children against the flu.
Democratic legislators ignited controversy by suggesting the state repeal its religious exemption to mandatory vaccinations.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s decision to release school-by-school immunization rates came a day after his public health commissioner announced she was not making the data public.
Legislative leaders ramped up pressure Thursday on the state’s new commissioner of public health, asking her to take a formal position on the hot-button issue of vaccine exemptions.
Gov. Ned Lamont says the first-ever school-by-school assessment of immunization rates show pockets of non-compliance that are startling.
Inspired by the California measles outbreak, the Connecticut House voted 86 to 56 Thursday to require parents to annually declare if they are refusing to vaccinate their children on religious grounds.