Shots for Tots During COVID-19

You may be wondering if you should still visit the doctor’s office or clinic for your child’s shots. Health experts strongly recommend children, especially infants and toddlers, continue to receive their immunizations on time. We encourage you to contact the office or clinic and ask how they're handling the coronavirus outbreak.

Wellness Visits in the Time of COVID-19

If you are a parent of an infant or young child, the current COVID-19 pandemic may have you questioning if taking your child to their pediatrician or healthcare provider for their wellness check or scheduled vaccine appointment is safe.

Getting a flu vaccine is never too late, even this far in the season.

February is here and the peak of winter seems to be coming to its end- unfortunately not the same can be said for the 2019-2020 flu season. Nevada has recently been placed within the categories of high and moderate on the CDC’s Influenza Like Illness map which compares flu-like activity of all 50 states.

Recently Released Immunization Survey Shines Light on Nevada’s Teen Immunization Rates

The 2018 NIS-Teen Survey highlights a positive trend: Nevada teen males who are up-to-date on the HPV vaccination series increased by 7.4 percentage points compared to 2017 rates. However, HPV vaccination rates among females displayed a downward trend; Nevada teen females who are up-to-date on the HPV vaccination series decreased by 3.5 percentage points.

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!

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