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Influenza: What you need to know

Influenza: What you need to know

Your child has been home from school for three days with a cough, runny nose, and fever. You’ve had to miss work to take care of him and are worried…

Hepatitis B: A Serious infection that can be prevented

Hepatitis B: A Serious infection that can be prevented

This article highlights a specific type of hepatitis that is important to know about during pregnancy – hepatitis B. What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a virus that infects…

What you need to know about infant immunization

What you need to know about infant immunization

Vaccines are a very important part of protecting your children and yourself from some serious diseases. Anyone who has seen a person die or get very sick from a disease…

Measles: Important information for you to know

Measles: Important information for you to know

What is measles? Measles is a very serious and contagious disease caused by a virus. Because so many people are vaccinated, measles is no longer common in the United States.…

What you need to know about Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

What you need to know about Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Another fitful night. A mom is awake, listening to her baby cough and trying to comfortВ him. She will be too worried to sleep tonight. For the past four days, her…

Influenza: What you need to know

Influenza: What you need to know

Influenza is an illness that affects people of all ages worldwide. Symptoms range from mild to severe, and it is a major health issue around the world. Everyone can help…

Teens and Preteens need shots too!

Teens and Preteens need shots too!

Vaccines keep healthy teens healthy. Did you know that your kids need shots when they begin their teen years? Starting at around 11 or 12 years old, kids need three…

What do you know about Hepatitis?

What do you know about Hepatitis?

Hepatitis B and hepatitis C are silent infections that can cause serious liver disease. Many Minnesotans are living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C and don’t know it. Do you…

Infant immunization: What you need to know

Does it seem like your child is getting a lot of vaccinations? Vaccines are a very important part of protecting your children and yourself from some serious diseases. Anyone who…

World Tuberculosis day is on March 24

World Tuberculosis day is on March 24

March 24 of each year is World Tuberculosis (TB) day. It is a day to raise awareness about TB.

What is TB?

Measles: What you need to know

Measles: What you need to know

Measles is a very serious and contagious disease caused by a virus. Because so many people are vaccinated, measles is no longer common in the United States. But it is…

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