How to help your local school district cope with a massive measles outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a voluntary vaccination schedule for elementary and secondary school children nationwide.

It comes amid a nationwide vaccination push, and follows a similar voluntary schedule in California last week.

The state’s Department of Public Health issued a new vaccination schedule on Tuesday, which will be effective Friday.

The CDC recommends all schoolchildren be vaccinated against measles on school grounds, with the exception of the following: A primary school in a rural district.