Don’t Throw Away Your (MenB) Shot!

Long story short, my son got his MenB vaccine while on summer vacation. Not exactly on his bucket list of fun things to do, but he did get to relax at the pool; and I got to relax knowing he was on his way to being fully protected against meningococcal disease!

Grades are in: Nevada's Immunization Report Card Sees Improvements

The most recent survey data indicates many Nevada parents are protecting their children from vaccine-preventable diseases by making sure they are getting recommended vaccines.

Becoming an Immunization Advocate: NIIW and Beyond

What can you do during NIIW and beyond to speak up for science? Follow the hashtag #ivax2protect for ideas.

Take a Risk and Invest in Health Care

Every year, we reset at the New Year and make investments and take risks. But why do we dismiss the ability to make an investment in our health care? 

Tis the Season for Gratitude and Gridiron

Thanksgiving is full of traditions: dinner with family and college football rivalries. Here in Nevada, are you Wolf Pack Blue or Rebel Red?

MythBusters: Flu Vaccine Edition

Everyone 6 months and older can get the flu vaccine at clinics, pharmacies, or physician offices. Deaths from influenza are already being reported, so don't delay.

An Open Letter to Busy Parents: Here’s a Reason to Make Time for Flu Shots

It was the most helpless I’ve ever felt as a mommy. And it was potentially deadly. My baby, 4 years old and so very tiny, is the real face of the flu.

Where Can My Child Get a Flu Shot?

If your child has insurance, Nevada Check Up, or Medicaid; they may be eligible to get vaccinated at your local, in-network pharmacy at no-cost.

Terrified of lice? Doctor says THESE are far scarier

Did you know vaccines prevent diseases (like influenza) far more contagious and dangerous than head lice? 

New Study Shows Tdap Vaccination During Pregnancy Can Prevent Whooping Cough In Babies

Less than half of pregnant women in the United States take advantage of vaccination

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