Immunize Nevada Launches HPV Free NV Campaign

Immunize Nevada, in partnership with the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health and Nevada Cancer Coalition, has launched HPV Free NV, a statewide campaign to raise awareness and uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine known to prevent cancer.

Healthy People 2020 - Healthcare Worker Survey

The 17th Annual Silver Syringe Awards are a statewide tradition for Nevada’s immunization and healthcare stakeholders. This annual event allows for an opportunity to honor those immunization champions that provide excellent service, but may not otherwise be recognized. This year’s event is being held in conjunction with National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) and will have event locations in Reno and Las Vegas.

“Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic” Makes Nevada Premiere

The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) may be the most widespread, misunderstood and potentially dangerous epidemic that most people hardly know anything about, Someone You Love reveals just how dangerous this virus can be.

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Exciting News for the New Year!

As we welcome 2015 and look ahead at the many important immunization initiatives and health activities already in progress, we are thrilled to share some very exciting news!

Flu Vaccine Protects Pregnant Women and Their Babies – Even After They’re Born

Reno, NV (December 10, 2014) – Pregnant women are strongly advised to get the flu vaccine as it protects them and their unborn child even after it’s born. And, as flu vaccines are not advised for children under 6 months old, this could be the only protection a newborn infant gets from the potentially life-threatening influenza

Free DTaP/Tdap Clinic to Address Elko County Pertussis Outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 26, 2014

What:  The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Elko County School District and Immunize Nevada are hosting a free DTaP/Tdap clinic to address the pertussis outbreak (also known as whooping cough) declared in Elko County in late October. As of October 28, Elko County had reported 14 confirmed cases of pertussis since July, compared to 15 total cases of pertussis in Elko County in 2013 and two cases in 2012.

Immunize Nevada Recognized as Healthiest Place to Work by The Chamber

Immunize Nevada was named The Chamber’s “Healthiest Place to Work” in the small category...

Free Required Back to School Immunizations at Annual Give Kids a Boost: Sun Valley Health and Safety Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 27, 2014
CONTACT: Katie Nannini, Immunize Nevada, (775) 762-2348
katie@immunizenevada.org
Melissa Krall, Safe Kids, (775) 858-5700 ext. 6227
mkrall@remsa-cr.com

Awareness Campaign and Website Connects Nevadans to Vaccines Resources

(Reno, Nev.) April 29, 2014 – The CDC estimates that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years. This week is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs to promote healthy communities. As part of NIIW, Immunize Nevada, along with the Nevada State Immunization Program (NSIP) and Southern Nevada Immunization and Health Coalitio (SNIHC), is launching a statewide awareness campaign about the Nevada Vaccines for Children Program.

 

Invisible Threat Documentary Viewing and Discussion Panel April 30

As part of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), Immunize Nevada offers exclusive screening of Invisible Threat.

What: Immunize Nevada offers northern Nevadans a chance to see the highly praised documentary, Invisible Threat. This powerful documentary on vaccines focuses on understanding the science of vaccination and the misconceptions causing parents to delay or decline immunizations. The film provides a unique and engaging perspective that demonstrates the vital skill of asking questions and pursuing the truth behind the falsehoods found in headlines and on the internet. Following the film will be a discussion panel of local public health experts discussing the film and vaccines

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