August Health Observance: National Immunization Awareness Month

We all need shots (vaccines) to help protect us from serious diseases. This protection is called immunization. Shots can prevent serious diseases like the flu, measles, and pneumonia. It’s important to know which shots you need and when to get them. Everyone age 6 months and older needs to get a flu vaccine every year. Other types of shots work... Read More

August: National Immunization Awareness Month

Shots can prevent serious diseases like the flu, measles, and pneumonia. It’s important to know which shots you need and when to get them. Everyone age 6 months and older needs to get a flu vaccine every year. Many other shots work best when they are given at certain ages. If you have a child age 6 or younger, find out... Read More

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)

August is National Immunization Awareness Month.  As elementary, middle, high school and college students start the fall semester, and flu season is on the horizon, it’s time to think about vaccinations–for children and adults.  Visit the CDC’s website to learn more about vaccines required for schoolchildren and vaccines recommended to adults based on age, lifestyle, and travel.  Employers, take note:... Read More