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Influenza (flu): What you need to know

Influenza (flu): 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…

Adults need vaccines too

Adults need vaccines too

Vaccines are an important part of keeping kids healthy but did you know that adults need vaccines, too? Even if you were fully vaccinated as a child, your protection from…

Back to School: Get them ready with vaccinations

Back to School: Get them ready with vaccinations

Have you scheduled a back-to-school doctor visit for your preteen or teen? As kids get older, the protection from some of their childhood vaccines begins to wear off. There are…

Get free or low-cost vaccines through the UUAV program

Get free or low-cost vaccines through the UUAV program

Aminata Kamara knows how important it is that her children are up-to-date on all of their shots so that they are protected from dangerous diseases. She also knows that she…

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…

Planning international travel? Don’t forget about immunizations

Planning international travel? Don’t forget about immunizations

Measles kills 400 children in the world every day. It is very contagious and travels easily from one continent to another. But, there is something you can do to protect…

Immunization and Pregnancy

Immunization and Pregnancy

As a parent, you do everything you can to keep your child healthy. Keeping your child healthy starts before they are born. When you’re pregnant, you take vitamins, avoid things…

Are you at risk from serious complications from the flu?

Are you at risk from serious complications from the flu?

If you are living with a long-term health condition like asthma, COPD, diabetes or heart disease, you take steps every day to stay healthy by taking your medicine, carrying an…

Everyone is welcome at Good Grocer, a new kind of food marketplace

Everyone is welcome at Good Grocer, a new kind of food marketplace

The small chartreuse and white building on the corner of East Lake Street and Stevens Avenue might be easy to miss, but what goes on inside might well become a…

Pneumococcal disease: It can be prevented

Pneumococcal disease: It can be prevented

Last winter Samuel thought he had caught a bad cold, but after two weeks of being sick, his health took a sudden turn for the worse. Samuel, only 35 years…

Protect your teens with vaccinations

Protect your teens with vaccinations

Did you know that younger teens need vaccines, too? As kids get older, the protection from some of their childhood vaccines begins to wear off. There are also new diseases…

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