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.

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. 

Annual Event Recognizes Nevada Big Shots 17th Annual Silver Syringe Awards Set for April

Immunize Nevada is holding two annual Silver Syringe Award ceremonies 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 is being held in conjunction with National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) and will have event locations in Las Vegas and Reno. 

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.

KNPR State of Nevada: Immunize Nevada Launches HPV Vaccine Campaign

When we hear about HPV – the more common term for the human papillomavirus, the conversation usually focuses on young women and the risk of cervical cancer. In reality, HPV is a much larger health issue for women and men. Some even go so far as to say it is a crisis.

Free Tdap and MMR Vaccine Available Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Reno, NV (March 10, 2015) – Immunize Nevada is partnering with Elko County School District and the Nevada State Immunization Program to offer free Tdap and MMR vaccinations at the Elko Convention Center (700 Moren Way) this Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The vaccines are available at no cost on a first come, first served basis.

"It's Dismal" Says Health Official About Nevada's HPV Vaccination Rate

When we hear about HPV, the conversation often focuses on young women and the risk of cervical cancer. In reality, HPV is a much larger health crisis for women and men linked to many other diseases that we struggle to talk openly about, like vaginal and penile cancers.

Las Vegas Measles Outbreak: How to Tell if It’s Measles

Measles

Published 2-28-2015

The Southern Nevada Health District confirmed yesterday that they have identified three additional cases of measles in the Las Vegas area.

Carson City Health and Human Services to host measles vaccination clinics

In order to ensure everyone who needs the vaccine has the opportunity to receive it, Carson City Health and Human Services’ Long Street Clinic is going to offer extended hours each Thursday in February.

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