Immunize Nevada Launches “Give Us Your Best Shot” Facebook Photo Contest

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Dec. 4, 2012

Immunizations Are Still Required as Students Head Back to School

As parents continue to learn what “back to school” looks like this year, one aspect of the ritual that hasn’t changed is the need to get their children vaccinated.

Immunize Nevada is hiring Community Health Workers (CHWs)

In light of how community outreach is conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to develop an improved model of effective community engagement is through frontline workers of public health/social services. Immunize Nevada has identified the CHW II certification as most closely aligned with meeting the needs of the state flu plan and will be hiring a minimum of four CHW II positions.

Nevada State Immunization Program receives federal funds to support influenza vaccination campaign

Carson City, NV –The Nevada State Immunization Program (NSIP) has received a supplemental funding award of $1,279,710 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to fund an enhanced influenza vaccination campaign during the 2020-2021 influenza season.

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.

Immunize Nevada AmeriCorps member chosen as awards finalist

Nina A. stands behind an outreach table at a community event.

Nina Anderson recognized as a finalist for the Governor’s Points of Light Award

Immunize Nevada Virtual Celebration Raises Nearly $15,000

Converting two regional live events into one statewide virtual event helped Immunize Nevada celebrate the importance of vaccinations while also raising nearly $15,000 for the non-profit organization. 

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.

Free Flu Vaccine Clinic at The Discovery

Get your family vaccinated as flu activity begins in northern Nevada and enjoy a night at the museum.

Recently Released Immunization Survey Shines Light on Nevada’s Teen Immunization Rates

The 2018 NIS-Teen Survey highlights a positive trend: Nevada teen males who are up-to-date on the HPV vaccination series increased by 7.4 percentage points compared to 2017 rates. However, HPV vaccination rates among females displayed a downward trend; Nevada teen females who are up-to-date on the HPV vaccination series decreased by 3.5 percentage points.

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