Free Flu Vaccines at Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 4:30-6:30pm

Immunize Nevada and the Washoe County Health District are partnering to offer free flu vaccines this Wednesday at the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows at 2680 E 9th St., Reno, NV 89512.

Vaccinations will be available for everyone ages 6 months to 64 years and older on a first come, first served basis. People should bring their insurance card (including Nevada Checkup and Medicaid) or information if they have it.

Las Vegas Health Heroes Recognized for Promoting Flu Vaccination

Promoting Flu Vaccination Nevada | Immunize Nevada

As part of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 6-12, 2015, established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), government and health officials will join community partners to raise awareness about the benefits of flu vaccination and honor local flu vaccination heroes during a press conference and awards ceremony. 

Immunize Nevada Names Southern Nevada Flu Heroes

The National Influenza Vaccination Disparities Partnership (NIVDP) is a national multi-sector campaign, spearheaded by local influential partners who commit to promote the importance of flu vaccination among underserved populations. The partnership is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and has worked in 95 cities throughout the United States. Immunize Nevada has been working with NIVDP since its inception.

Your Pregnancy: Protecting Baby Starts Now

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From the moment you found out you were pregnant, you started protecting your baby. You might have changed the way you eat, started taking a prenatal vitamin, and researching the kind of car seat you’ll buy. But did you know that one of the best ways to start protecting your children against serious diseases is by making sure you get the whooping cough (Tdap) and flu vaccines while you are pregnant?