Immunize Nevada Reminds Nevadans: It’s Time to Get your Flu Vaccine

This weekend was significant for an inauspicious reason, according to the Centers for Disease Control - it marked the date the CDC officially began tracking cases of the flu.

October 4 was the official beginning of flu season.

Immunization Rates Improve for Children and Teens in Nevada

Immunize Nevada and the Nevada State Division of Public and Behavioral Health are pleased to announce that the recently released 2014 National Immunization Survey (NIS) shows improvements in immunization coverage ranking and vaccine coverage rates in Nevada

A Healthy Start: Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

Immunization gives parents the safe, proven power to protect their children from 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before they turn 2 years old.
 

Las Vegas Immunization Clinics for Students Heading Back-to-School

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (August 17, 2015)— Summer break is almost over and now is the time for children and teens to receive school-required immunizations. Starting Monday, August 24, Clark County and University of Nevada, Las Vegas students head back to the classroom.

Children heading into daycare, elementary, middle school and college are required, by Nevada State Law, to be compliant and up-to-date with their immunizations.

Reno Immunization Clinics for Students Heading Back-to-School

RENO, NEV. (July 30, 2015)— Summer break is almost over and now is the time for children and teens to receive school-required immunizations. Starting Monday, August 10, Washoe County students head back to the classroom and University of Nevada, Reno students follow closely behind with classes beginning Monday, August 24.

Children heading into daycare, elementary, middle school and college are required, by Nevada State Law, to be compliant and up-to-date with their immunizations.

Annual Reno Give Kids a Boost Health and Safety Fairs Offer Free Back to School Immunizations

Health and Safety Fair for immunization | Immunize Nevada

Reno, Nev. (July 27, 2015)— Parents are encouraged to take advantage of free back-to-school immunizations for children 4 through 18 years old, along with health, safety and wellness resources from more than 30 organizations at two upcoming Give Kids a Boost: Sun Valley Health and Safety Fair events.

The first event takes place Saturday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sun Valley Neighborhood Center, 115 West 6th Ave.

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.

Silver Syringe Recognized Nevada Big Shots

Immunize Nevada held two annual Silver Syringe Awards to recognize outstanding individuals and organizations that have gone above and beyond to protect Nevadans from vaccine-preventable diseases. The 17th Annual Silver Syringe Awards was held in conjunction with National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) and had event locations in Reno and Las Vegas. 

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.

Doreen Begley, RN Receives CDC Recognition for Contributions to Childhood Immunization

The Centers for Disease Control has named Doreen Begley, RN a CDC Childhood Immunization Champion for her outstanding efforts to promote childhood immunization throughout the state of Nevada.

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