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Make sure your family is protected against tetanus

Summer fun often includes lots of time outside, and more than likely some of that time is spent barefoot. When shoes are optional, cuts and scrapes happen more often. 513 more words

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Shelby County Health Department opens doors for this year's Back-to-School Immunization Clinic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — As schools prepare to open their doors for fall classes, the Shelby County Health Department wants families to know its doors are open for back-to-school immunizations. 307 more words


Reassuring older kids that shots don’t hurt that much

It’s common for toddlers and young children to be afraid of shots. Although I never had to chase my own kids to get them to hold still for a shot, lots of parents have to do this. 179 more words

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SCS, organizations encourage students to get ready for back-to-school

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It was a warm summer day Friday, but it is worth the reminder that Shelby County Schools starts back in just three weeks. 314 more words


Forsyth County health officials encourage parents to comply with new vaccine law before school year starts

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It’s hard to believe it’s time to start thinking about “back to school.”

However, it’ll be here before we know it. That’s why it’s important to keep in mind starting this school year that if your children are new to the North Carolina Public School System they will be required to get their shots. 153 more words


California's New Vaccination Law Goes into Effect

California’s new vaccination law, requiring children in the state to be up-to-date on recommended vaccinations before attending school, has gone into effect. While medical exemptions are still possible, religious and personal belief exemptions are no longer an option for families who don’t want to vaccinate their children. 121 more words