As executive director of Immunize Nevada, Heidi Parker, MA leads and engages a diverse coalition of staff, volunteers, member organizations and funders so they are passionate about vaccines and access to preventive health care across Nevada’s rural, urban and frontier communities. Bringing over two decades of experience in nonprofit program management, fundraising and marketing, she has dedicated her career to being able to affect her community in a positive way, whether working with Head Start families, victims of violence, college students or Nevadans needing immunizations.

The ABCs of AB123

An immunization-related bill (AB123) was recently introduced in the Assembly Education Committee and we have the ABCs of what this bill is about, why it’s necessary, and how it may impact you.

Top Ten Reasons We’re Thankful!

In our coalition, a diverse, dedicated group of individuals, organizations, and institutions across the state work together to promote health and prevent disease; anytime, anyplace, anywhere. We’re thankful for the commitment they make every day to keep Nevada healthy.

You Can Help Fight the Flu

This fall, local health non-profit Immunize Nevada is helping schools stay healthy by fighting the flu across our community.

Don’t Throw Away Your (MenB) Shot!

Long story short, my son got his MenB vaccine while on summer vacation. Not exactly on his bucket list of fun things to do, but he did get to relax at the pool; and I got to relax knowing he was on his way to being fully protected against meningococcal disease!

New Graduates are Making Health Happen

Public health is hard, but it’s also incredibly rewarding. Congratulations graduates on your achievements – you are making health happen!

Becoming an Immunization Advocate: NIIW and Beyond

What can you do during NIIW and beyond to speak up for science? Follow the hashtag #ivax2protect for ideas.

Grateful for Team Vaccine

As we head into the season of giving, I encourage you to reach out and see for yourself what makes our team, and the life-saving work we do, so amazing.

Tis the Season for Gratitude and Gridiron

Thanksgiving is full of traditions: dinner with family and college football rivalries. Here in Nevada, are you Wolf Pack Blue or Rebel Red?

Our Team Leads by Example

I get to spend my workdays with a group of smart, dynamic, and amazing public health professionals; who are also the first to roll-up their sleeves to get a flu shot.

Join us at the 12th Annual Nevada Health Conference

Immunize Nevada is bringing together over 250 attendees from across the country, state, and region to map a roadway to a healthier Nevada.

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