Terrified of lice? Doctor says THESE are far scarier

Did you know vaccines prevent diseases (like influenza) far more contagious and dangerous than head lice? 

Give Kids a Boost

Thank you to our wonderful partners for helping us get Nevada students back to school happy and healthy!

Ensure Your Child is Up-to-Date on Required Vaccines Using Nevada WebIZ

August is just a few weeks away, which means the new school year is just around the corner.

The Why of the When: The Infant Vaccine Schedule

It always brightens my day to have parents bring their newborn into my office for check ups.

Get Vaccinated Against Pertussis – Help Build Community Immunity

Vaccination against pertussis is the best way to protect babies, children, preteens, teens, adults against the illness.

Health Alert: Pertussis (Whooping Cough) in Carson City/Douglas County

Carson City Health & Human Services is reporting an increase of whooping cough cases in the Carson City and Douglas County areas.

Immunization Rates Show Big Gains for Children and Teens in Nevada

The 2015 National Immunization Survey (NIS) shows that toddler immunization rates increased by 5.5 percent - the most significant increase in Nevada history.

A Mother's Letter of Appreciation

Thank you for vaccinating your children. Thank you for protecting our community.

Immunization Protects All of Us

National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that we all need vaccines throughout the year.

To Immunize or Not to Immunize: One Mom Explores the Question

As Bethany Sexton, mother, wife and Renown Health System vice president, prepared for the birth of her third child last year, she shared her thoughts on one of the bigger decisions she’ll make as a parent of a newborn: Immunizations.

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