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And The National Immunization Survey Says . . .

In 1994, the CDC began collecting information about the vaccination of children ages 19—35 months. They did this through a survey called the National Immunization Survey… 177 more words


Sticking Point: Immunization Exemptions Put Kids at Risk

DENTON COUNTY – Like it or not, kids have been lining up to get immunized for school. After all, it’s a state law, right?

Not so fast. 277 more words



WHY do people get mad at US when we say their puppies have parvo? Number one, it is not our fault, and number two, it can usually be prevented by sticking to a good vaccine protocol and good animal husbandry. 292 more words


High Class Health Care

Thank you Canada for free health care! On top of that, thank you to all the employers who provide benefits as part of the employment package. 841 more words


Some Things Shouldn't Be Shared

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. 450 more words


The Quest for the Chickenpox Shot

The week before school starts is a crazy time.  I’ve been getting back into the routine of waking up and leaving every morning, packing my lunch, attending training sessions, looking at my caseload, preparing lessons, meeting with co-teachers, and setting up a classroom. 1,083 more words

Immunizations: Fact and Fiction

by Janet Craig, RN, MS, PNP
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Immunizations help prevent many common diseases. These include, but are not limited to: polio, measles, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), rubella (German measles), mumps, tetanus, rotavirus, hepatitis A and hepatitis B. 1,219 more words

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