Latest immunizations Stories

2008-08-01 15:00:53

By Michelle Reese, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Aug. 1--A Chandler health care clinic saw a big jump in patients at its immunization events this summer as parents scrambled to meet a new vaccine requirement before school started.

2008-07-30 12:00:21

WICHITA, Kan., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer vacation slowly comes to a close, parents and children alike prepare for the return to school. Getting ready to go back to school often means getting important health screenings and immunizations up-to-date.

2008-07-25 03:00:46

By The Deming Headlight, N.M. Jul. 25--The New Mexico Department of Health is offering special back to school immunization clinics starting next week through August.

2008-07-21 12:01:25

By MORGAN JOSEY GLOVER Guilford County Schools will suspend rising sixth-grade students who do not update their immunizations against three viruses by Aug. 28.

2008-07-16 12:00:00

Parents can expect fewer tears and needle pokes the next time their baby needs routine immunizations.

2008-07-16 06:00:22

By The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 16--Families struggling under the weight of the economic downturn and back-to-school costs can get a break at this week's annual CARE Fair.

2008-07-15 09:01:35

Heidi Murkoff, the mom who wrote the book that's helped over 27 million families know "What to Expect When You're Expecting," has launched a nationwide immunization awareness campaign to help parents know what to expect from childhood vaccines.

2008-07-15 06:00:57

By Erin Wisdom, St. Joseph News-Press, Mo. Jul. 15--Vaccines for children The State of Missouri has vaccine requirements for school-aged children. In order to attend school in Missouri, you must show proof of up-to-date immunizations.

2008-07-09 06:00:38

By Philip Haldiman, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 9--Believe it or not, school is just around the corner, which could mean immunization time for many Tucson children. No worries. There are a number of opportunities throughout Tucson for free immunizations before school starts.

2008-07-02 09:01:03

Businesses that want a dose of preventive medicine to maintain healthy productivity levels among workers -- and protect profits -- during a sick economy should look for healthcare partners now to protect their employees during the upcoming flu season.

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