Local Rotary Club Teams and Immunize Nevada to Present 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Polio

The Rotary Club of Reno Centennial Sunset and Immunize Nevada celebrate Rotary International’s efforts to eradicate Polio worldwide by hosting its 10th Annual Polio Purple Pinkie Trail Run/Walk at the beautiful trails around Washoe County’s Rancho San Rafael Park on May 4, 2019 at 10:00 am. This year marks an entire decade of raising awareness about polio in northern Nevada.

The Unknown (Vaccine) Hero: Dr. Maurice Hilleman

Vaccines have been saving children’s lives for centuries now. But nobody has helped more children than Dr. Maurice Hilleman. Known as the father of modern vaccines, Hilleman's tenacity and commitment to his craft paved the way for a safer world against infectious diseases.

Top Ten Reasons We’re Thankful!

In our coalition, a diverse, dedicated group of individuals, organizations, and institutions across the state work together to promote health and prevent disease; anytime, anyplace, anywhere. We’re thankful for the commitment they make every day to keep Nevada healthy.

It’s time to Show Some Love!

Federal employees, military personnel, postal workers, and retirees can donate to Immunize Nevada now until January 11, 2019 by using our CFC #45618.

Our Team Talks Jeans and Vaccines

In honor of #Jeans4Vaccines, we asked our team about their favorite jeans and their favorite vaccines. We hope you enjoy reading their responses and let us know, what’s your favorite vaccine and why?

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!

Vaccinate Before You Graduate

As you are getting ready to graduate, your mind is probably filled with final exams, summer plans, college or career next steps, travel and much more. It’s important to add one more critical thing to that list: getting vaccinated for the many diseases that are preventable.

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.

Our Troops Need Flu Shots (And Other Vaccinations) Too!

Immunization record of Staff Sergeant Eric W. Sandquist, US Army Air Corps, 1940s.

Since the late 1700’s, our troops have been vaccinated to not only protect them personally, but to help them accomplish their missions.

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? 

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