Medicaid Helps Prevent Disease

Medicaid enables access to a wide range of providers, offers coverage of recommended vaccines, and ensures children start school on time.

Public Health. It's Vital to Nevada.

The Senate is now considering two crucial pieces of legislation that could have devastating consequences on vaccines: the AHCA and the FY 2018 budget.

A Perspective on Polio: Then and Now

In the United States in the 1940’s through the 1950’s, polio was widespread, crippling over 35,000 people each year.

Investing in Prevention Saves Lives and Money

Public health protects every Nevadan, every single day, in countless ways; and makes our world a better place.

Help Protect the Prevention and Public Health Fund

Immunize Nevada, in partnership with Every Child By Two, asks you to join us in urging Congress to protect crucial funding for immunization programs.

Repeat After Us: Vaccines Are Safe. Vaccines Are Effective. Vaccines Save Lives.

News reports continue to suggest that president-elect Donald Trump is possibly considering forming a new federal commission on immunizations.

Preventing cancer just got a little easier. That’s a big deal.

The official news at the end of 2016 was a change to the recommendation for HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination, reducing the recommended number of doses from three to just two for girls and boys who initiate the series at ages 9 through 14 years.

This new recommendation reduces the number of doses of the vaccine required, yet is still effective in preventing HPV infections and HPV-associated diseases, including cancers. That means fewer office visits for boys and girls, and less vaccine stored by health care providers.

Why Do You Get the Flu Vaccine Every Year?

We asked Nevadans why they get the flu vaccine. Here were their answers!

2016 Nevada Flu Hero Awards

Immunize Nevada is proud to recognize six Nevada Flu Heroes who have gone above and beyond this flu season!

Local family bonds over flu vaccine. Seriously.

"Flu immunizations are not a hard sell in our family...