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Immunization (INACTIVE)

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  • It works: HPV vaccine reduces infections by 56%, CDC says

    The HPV vaccine may be controversial, but it works, new research shows. The rate of HPV infection among teenage girls dropped from 11.5% in the “pre-vaccine era” to 5.1% in the “vaccine era,” researchers from the Centers for...
  • U.S. HPV vaccination rates far from goal, officials say

    U.S. HPV vaccination rates far from goal, officials say
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Only slightly more than half of U.S. girls aged 13 to 17 had been vaccinated against a virus that can cause cervical and other cancers last year, and a top U.S. health official said on Thursday that more must be done to bring the...
  • Community Announcements for April 25

    Community Announcements for April 25
    Philadelphia United Baptist cemetery upkeep Philadelphia United Baptist in Brodhead has taken over the upkeep of the cemetery. Send any donations to Philadelphia United Baptist Church, 834 Bryant Ridge Road, Brodhead, KY 40409. If you wish to put a...
  • Skipping shots at sick visits tied to vaccine delays

    Skipping shots at sick visits tied to vaccine delays
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who don't get vaccines when they see their pediatrician for a sick visit - despite being due for the shots - are more likely to fall behind on immunizations and routine check-ups, according to a new study. "It's pretty...
  • Adults Need Vaccinations, Too

    Adults Need Vaccinations, Too
    Many people believe vaccinations are relegated to childhood, but the viruses and bacteria that cause severe illness in youth can also infect adults. In fact, certain common infectious diseases, like chickenpox or flu, are more aggressive in adulthood....
  • Is your baby up to date? This week is immunization week

     
    If your child needs to have his or her shots brought up to date, this week is a good time to do it. In honor of National Infant Immunization Week, April 21-28, health departments across Central Florida are encouraging parents to make sure their infants...
  • Actor Rob Schneider lobbies against vaccine bill

     
    Arnold Schwarzenegger has left the governor’s office, but you can still catch the occasional movie star walking the streets of Sacramento....
  • Allentown immunization program featured on Chinese TV

     
    How’s this for random? Allentown's immunization program was recently featured on a Chinese TV news report, officials said Wednesday night. According to health bureau Director Vicky Kistler, crews asked to film the city’s flu immunization...
  • Health Safety

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  • Immunization deadline passes for Dallastown School District, 12 kept out of school

    Immunization deadline passes for Dallastown School District, 12 kept out of school
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Friday they are extending the window for students to comply with a new school immunization law for two weeks. The health department implemented new immunization standards at the beginning of the 2011-2012...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu immunization clinics The Department of Health will provide seasonal flu vaccinations at the following walk-in clinics. Both nasal-spray and injectable vaccinations will be available. •Glen Burnie Health Center, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and...