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Wellness Wednesday: Are Vaccinations on your back-to-school list?

All school-age children, from preschoolers to college students, need vaccines. The CDC has online resources and tools to help parents and doctors make sure all kids are up to date on recommended vaccines and protected from serious diseases. 864 more words


Class Back in Session Means Immunization Troubles, DISD New Campus

DALLAS, TX — Summer is unofficially over as many school districts started school Monday morning.

Some students in Dallas ISD started the new year in a brand new school. 216 more words


Do doctors get paid to vaccinate?


Lately, people opposed to vaccines have been very upset about a recent finding that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has a Performance Recognition program for provider incentives, including paying $400 to providers for every fully vaccinated two year old in their practice.   517 more words

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Oh yes.

Another immunization blog.

Let me tell you about my immunization class in pharmacy school: We spent one day giving each other shots. For those of you who are not in pharmacy school, don’t cringe. 422 more words


There Are Ways to Make Your Child’s Shots Less Stressful

LaDonna White, RN, MSN
Nurse Consultant
Immunization Division

Vaccines help protect babies and young children against 14 serious diseases before their 2nd birthday. Even though you are keeping her safe from diseases, it’s hard to see your child cry when she gets her shots. 345 more words


Time to check immunization records as kids head back to school

This month is National Immunization Awareness Month. As summer is winding down and kids are getting ready to go back to school, be sure to check immunization requirements, especially for kindergartners and seventh graders. 464 more words

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Wellness Wednesday: Preventing Measles Breakouts with Vaccination

Measles is the most deadly of all childhood rash/fever illnesses. The disease spreads very easily, so it is important to protect against infection.

To prevent measles, children (and some adults) should be vaccinated with the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. 647 more words