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Posts from the ‘Pertussis’ Category

Why Vaccination Is One of the Best Choices You Can Make As a Parent

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Heading Back to School? Make Sure Your Teen is Up to Date on Immunizations to Stay Healthy

In honor of National Immunization Awareness Month, Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) encourages parents to ensure their child is up to date on all recommended immunizations, including the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine, before heading back to school.

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National Immunization Survey-Teen Results Breakdown: What Does This Mean For Colorado Teens?

The latest National Immunization Survey-Teen report was released on July 31, and we asked Lynn Trefren, RN, MSN, Immunization Branch Chief at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to help explain the data and what this means for Colorado teens and their parents.

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Immunology 101 Series: To Keep You and Your Baby Safe, Vaccines Are Expected When You’re Expecting

By Aimee Pugh-Bernard, PhD

True or False? A developing baby acquires protection against infectious diseases from its mother during pregnancy. TRUE! The immunizations a mother-to-be receives before and during pregnancy can help protect her newborn baby from some infectious diseases during the first few months of life.

In the eighth installment of the Immunology 101 Series, Aimee will explain the science behind immunization and pregnancy.
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