Immunize Nevada, an award winning 501c3 non profit, is widely recognized as Nevada’s trusted resource for immunizations and community health for all ages by fostering education and statewide collaboration.

 

MythBusters: Flu Vaccine Edition

Do you know people who believe you can get the flu from the flu vaccine, or one of the other myths we mention? If so, please share this post with them.

Immunize Nevada’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Brief

We introduce our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Brief. This blog will be updated regularly with local and statewide information about the virus, health resources, and additional information that will best inform Nevadans on how to ensure their health. 

Can I Get Help Paying for Shots?

Vaccines keep us healthy and protect us from catching devastating diseases. But what about the children who have parents who can’t afford vaccines?

The good news: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires most insurance companies to cover the cost of all recommended vaccines (including seasonal flu) without charging a deductible, copayment or coinsurance. Most are free as long as they are administered by an “in-network” provider.

COVID-19 pandemic highlights need for science literacy | Sinclair, Parker and Dunkelberger

We are battling a deadly pandemic – and we will ultimately win this fight because of those working overtime in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) based careers. Innovation through STEM is informing our responses to COVID-19.

Shots for Tots During COVID-19

You may be wondering if you should still visit the doctor’s office or clinic for your child’s shots. Health experts strongly recommend children, especially infants and toddlers, continue to receive their immunizations on time. We encourage you to contact the office or clinic and ask how they're handling the coronavirus outbreak.

Immunize Nevada concerned about drop in state’s immunization rates amid COVID-19

The pandemic has caused parents and caregivers in Nevada and across the nation to postpone routine well-child checkups, including immunizations. This puts millions of children at risk for exposure to 14 preventable diseases, including the measles and whooping cough.

The Truth Behind the Signs

Helping new parents, families, and community members when they have questions about vaccines or how to access them to ensure their health and protection is the work we do daily. We do this through our coalition partners, health fairs, community clinics, and healthcare providers.

Getting a flu vaccine is never too late, even this far in the season.

February is here and the peak of winter seems to be coming to its end- unfortunately not the same can be said for the 2019-2020 flu season. Nevada has recently been placed within the categories of high and moderate on the CDC’s Influenza Like Illness map which compares flu-like activity of all 50 states.

25 years is a BIG deal

As we head into 2020 - 25 years of promoting health and preventing disease is a BIG deal, so we have 25 ways you can celebrate - that also help Immunize Nevada.

A Reminder to all Nevadans: Receiving a flu vaccine protects you and your loved ones

Early flu-related deaths across Nevada remind us that it’s not too late to receive a flu vaccine.

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