August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Parents remember that well-child visits are essential. Vaccination helps provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases. Growing Up with Vaccines: What Should Parents Know?
Mothers can still breastfeed and keep their baby safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC is providing safety guidelines and recommendations as information about breastfeeding and COVID-19 continue to evolve. Breastmilk is the best source of nutrition for most babies, providing a variety of vitamins and minerals that help babies grow big and strong! Empower […]
August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Protect your baby against 14 serious childhood diseases, like measles and whooping cough by staying up to date on vaccines. Learn more about vaccine-preventable diseases.
Immunizations are one of the most important ways to protect individuals from serious diseases. During this COVID‐19 pandemic it is even more important that children and adults receive their routine vaccines to help prevent future outbreaks of preventable diseases. We know that COVID‐19 has caused some concerns for parents and guardians who may not want […]
What Is Safe Kids Week? Safe Kids Week, May 3rd-9th, 2020, is a time to celebrate kids, prevent injuries and save lives! Preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States and almost all of these tragedies are preventable. Every year, 8,000 families lose a child because of a preventable injury and nearly 7.7 […]
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) highlights the importance of protecting infants and young children from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrates the achievements of immunization programs who promote healthy communities throughout the U.S. NIIW is April 25-May 2, 2020. If you have questions about your child’s immunizations, please call your Primary Care Provider or Todd County Health […]