The Power is in Your Hands: Be an Advocate for Your Health — and Your Baby’s

The power was in my hands, and now, I’m hoping to spread this message to others. Please tell anyone you know who is expecting a baby these simple words: “The power is in your hands” — the power to protect, the power to demand others be protected, the power to ask for what you need to provide the best life possible for your baby.

Free Childhood Vaccines Available at Baby Expo – Sunday, May 22

Reno, Nev. (May 9, 2016) — Immunize Nevada is partnering with the Washoe County Health District and Nevada WebIZ to host the Vaccination Village at the Reno/Sparks Baby Expo and Family Health Fair, presented by Renown Children’s Hospital and RGJ Media, on Sunday, May 22, from 9a.m. to 2p.m. at the Grand Sierra Resort.

Top 5 Ways to Support Infant Immunizations

National Infant Immunization Week takes place April 16-23, 2016, but Immunize Nevada is celebrating all month long! Join in by doing one or all of the top 5 ways to support infant immunizations.

Why is it Important to Follow the Newborn-to-2-Year-Old Immunization Schedule?

Newborn baby immunization schedule | Immunize Nevada

National Infant Immunization Week is a great time to highlight the importance of on-schedule vaccination. The CDC and medical experts created the childhood immunization schedule after thorough research and to help protect babies as early as possible from 15 preventable diseases.

Nevada Infant Immunization Week – April 16-23

National Infant Immunization Week

Nevadans will join with the rest of the country to celebrate Nevada Infant Immunization Week April 16-23, when we recognize the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States.

The New Safety Question: “Is Your Child Vaccinated?”

Child Vaccination Nevada | Immunize Nevada

As parents, we all know the typical safety questions you ask when your kids go on play dates, such as “Do you have a dog?” 

Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

You want to do what is best for your children. You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep them safe. But did you know that one of the best ways to protect your children is to make sure they have all of their vaccinations? 

Measles Immunization Coverage Rates Increase in Nevada

Immunize Nevada recently shared an important statistic from the Nevada State Division of Public and Behavioral Health: According to data from Nevada WebIZ, MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and MMR-V (measles, mumps, rubella, varicella) vaccination coverage rates jumped 23 percent in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the same period in 2014.

Officials attribute the increase, at least in part, to the high-profile measles outbreak that was linked to Disneyland, along with reported cases in Nevada and many other states between December 28, 2014 through April 24 of this year.

Free Baby Expo & Vaccination Clinic Carson City Health & Human Services Saturday, April 25 | 9am to Noon

Carson City, NV (April 23, 2015) – Carson City Health & Human Services, in partnership with Immunize Nevada, is holding a free Baby Expo & Vaccination Clinic, Saturday, April 25 from 9am to noon at 900 East Long Street, Carson City. The event is part of Nevada Infant Immunization Week and is for children (and their parents) ages 2 months to 6 years. All recommended childhood vaccines will be available.

Governor Sandoval Declares Nevada Infant Immunization Week – April 18-25

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has proclaimed April 18 – 25 Nevada Infant Immunization Week, to coincide with the annual national observance of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW).

The state and national observance of NIIW highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrates the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States.