Back-to-School Family Health Festival Provides Health and Wellness Services

Opportunity to Send Your Children Back to School Protected from Serious Diseases

New Immunization Requirement for Nevada Students beginning 2017-2018 School Year

All 7th graders and freshman enrolled in a Nevada university will be required to get the quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine. 

Immunization Rates Show Big Gains for Children and Teens in Nevada

The 2015 National Immunization Survey (NIS) shows that toddler immunization rates increased by 5.5 percent - the most significant increase in Nevada history.

Immunization Protects All of Us

National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that we all need vaccines throughout the year.

Speak up to Prevent Meningitis

Of those who contract meningococcal disease, 10 to 15% die. Among those who survive, as many as 1 in 5 live with permanent disabilities.

HPV Prevention is Simple. So Why Are Young Nevadans Not Vaccinating?

What if you could just get a simple vaccine to prevent cancer?
Turns out, you can. But more on that in a second.

The New Safety Question: “Is Your Child Vaccinated?”

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As parents, we all know the typical safety questions you ask when your kids go on play dates, such as “Do you have a dog?” 

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

Five Important Reasons to Vaccinate Your Child

You want to do what is best for your children. You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep them safe. But did you know that one of the best ways to protect your children is to make sure they have all of their vaccinations? 

HPV Vaccine Could Save Your Child's Life

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When it comes to their kids, parents are always planning. One plan that's easy to make could have a tremendous benefit, even saving a life: planning to have preteens vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is a sexually transmitted infection that causes genital warts but can also cause cervical cancer, as well as anal, vaginal, vulvar, penile, and oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) cancers. About 17,600 women and 9,300 men are affected by HPV-related cancers each year and nearly all sexually-active people will come in contact with HPV in their lifetime.

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