immunizations

The Importance of National Immunization Awareness Month for Population Health

August is National Immunization Awareness month. This annual observance highlights the importance of getting all recommended and required vaccines for children and adults. By being informed about vaccines you have the power to protect yourself and your family against serious diseases like measles, hepatitis A and B, cancers caused by HPV, shingles, pneumonia and seasonal flu. Many vaccine preventa... »

Are your kids’ vaccinations are up to date?

Make sure your kids’ vaccinations are up-to-date! If you have school age children, your summer home work is to check to see that their immunizations are current. If the medical file you keep on them at home isn’t complete, call their pediatrician to see if any immunizations are needed before the first day of school. “It’s important for adults to keep up with their family’s immuni... »