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These Vaccines Are Now Required For Kids Going Back To School In NY

New backpack, new sneakers and a fresh batch of school supplies — what’s missing from your child’s back-to-school list?

Based on new guidelines from the New York State Department of Health, vaccinations might be the answer. 188 more words


Immunizations... blegh

If you’re moving from one town to another that’s quite a distance away I recommend you start getting your immunizations done prior to moving (like weeks prior) *if you’re program requires it* 44 more words


Idaho leads the nation for number of immunization exemptions for kindergartners

New vaccination exemption data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows Idaho led the nation for school immunization exemption rates during the 2014-2015 school year. 425 more words

Public Health

Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

By Bryony Wardell

You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep them safe. But did you know that one of the best ways to protect your children is to make sure they have all of their vaccinations?  430 more words

Maternal & Child Health

Whooping cough outbreak declared in northern half of Alberta

EDMONTON — A steady increase in whooping cough (or pertussis) cases, including a few that required hospitalization, prompted Alberta Health Services to declare an outbreak in… 415 more words


Wellness Wednesday: Why Vaccines are Important for You

In the U.S., vaccines have greatly reduced or eliminated many infectious diseases that once routinely killed or harmed many infants, children, and adults. However, the viruses and bacteria that cause vaccine-preventable disease and death still exist and can be passed on to people who are not protected by vaccines. 521 more words