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Houston Firefighters Offer Free Children's Immunizations

(HOUSTON) — If your children’s immunizations are not up to date, the Houston Fire Department is ready to help.

The annual Back to School Immunization Extravaganza… 139 more words


Did I mention I hate shots?

First of all, getting a last minuet appointment for travel immunizations is the biggest pain for pre-trip departure. Tip to the wise; don’t procrastinate like I do. 117 more words


Heading to College? Don't Forget about Vaccines!

The month of August has been designated as National Immunization Awareness Month. As a partnering organization, the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is helping to promote the importance of immunization in keeping our communities healthy. 252 more words


Get your shots: New immunization rules coming for new school year

Students going back to school will need to be up to date on new immunization requirements by Sept. 1, and parents are being urged to act now to make sure their kids are properly immunized before school starts, … 384 more words


Back To School!

Dr. Mary Beth Koslap-Petraco, PNP, shares her tips for getting kids off to a healthy start this school year.

Share your ideas for a healthy school year in the comments!

Nurse Mary Beth

National Immunization Month

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Immunizations can protect you and your family against serious illnesses, including the flu, measles and tuberculosis. August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and this is the time to remind your loved ones about the importance of getting the recommended vaccines to keep everyone healthy. 113 more words

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The answer is right here

I speak to young people and their families about many vaccines, but the vaccine parents have the most questions about is the HPV one. Below is a graphic that shows why this vaccine is so important, it shows that the HPV vaccine can prevent genital warts and many types of cancers. The answer is right here.