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Processing MMR titer results

Beginning April 24, 2018, results for Measles/Mumps/Rubella titers performed at FIT Health Services will be re-assigned to front desk staff via the EHR task system. Front desk staff will process the titers according to the immunization compliance policy.

News & Announcements

Vaccination of Infants

In February 2017, the CDC updated their guidelines for Hepatitis B vaccination in newborns.  It is now recommends that all infants (weighing 2000g or more) … 290 more words

Hepatitis B

A Ripe Moment for Reducing Vaccine-Preventable Disease

A Ripe Moment for Reducing Vaccine-Preventable Disease. Center for Strategic & International Studies. Nellie Bristol. March 13, 2018

 Immunizations are one of the most effective and cost-effective health promotion tools, improving child well-being and lowering the risk of epidemic-prone diseases. 167 more words

Health

Autism Awareness!

Did you know?

  •  Autism now affects 1 in 68 children…1 in 42 boys.
    Autism prevalence figures are growing.
  • It is one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the US.
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Life

Common Sense about Autism & Vaccines

***Edited – the most basic premise of this article is that autism is NOT a disease, disorder, or condition. It is a #neurodivergence. A natural part of human diversity. 2,608 more words

Neurodivergence

Traveling this spring or summer? Measles may be just a plane ride away

Measles is one of the most highly contagious diseases in the world. It is just a plane ride away, and sometimes you don’t even have to get on a plane. 574 more words

Public Health

New Shingles Vaccine: What You Need to Know

From the WebMD website

In October 2017, the FDA approved a new shingles vaccine, called Shingrix. This January, the CDC officially recommended that adults 50 and over get the new vaccine to prevent this painful, blistering disease instead of the previous one, Zostavax. 18 more words

Health & Safety