Our Team Leads by Example

I get to spend my workdays with a group of smart, dynamic, and amazing public health professionals; who are also the first to roll-up their sleeves to get a flu shot.

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.

A Perspective on Polio: Then and Now

In the United States in the 1940’s through the 1950’s, polio was widespread, crippling over 35,000 people each year.

A Mother's Letter of Appreciation

Thank you for vaccinating your children. Thank you for protecting our community.

Waking up to Shingles

Shingles Diagram

I noticed a slight rash on the back of my leg. But considering I’d been working in the yard and it was on the back of my leg, I honestly didn’t pay much attention.

Nevadan Learns the Hard Way: Adults Need Vaccinations, Too

Reno resident Jack Perkins isn’t exactly the person you’d expect to be a poster child for whooping cough.

A Grandmother's Story of the German Measles

Photo courtesy of the CDC

Back in the 1970s, my daughter was in her third trimester and was expecting her first child.