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Public Health is Power!
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It’s National Public Health Week! Every year, public health organizations and agencies unite to highlight the importance of public health in our communities and across the world. This week gives…
Getting a Flu Shot is a Slam Dunk
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It’s that time of year where basketball fans everywhere are overcome with March Madness®, but those of us monitoring flu season are thinking flu shots, not jump shots. While employers are lamenting…
The ABCs of AB123
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An immunization-related bill (AB123) was recently introduced in the Assembly Education Committee by Assemblywoman Connie Munk. We have the ABCs of what this bill is about, why it’s necessary, and…
The Unknown (Vaccine) Hero: Dr. Maurice Hilleman
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Unfortunately, once again the measles have infected the headlines. Splashed across newspapers, online articles, and tv news broadcasts. measles outbreaks are popping up across the country although…
Measles again
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We wrote this prior post almost four years to the day. And here we are again talking about measles - in New York, Washington, Oregon, and across Europe. A total of 17 outbreaks (defined as 3 or more…
Our least read, but still super important, bottom five blogs of 2018.
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2018 is over and along with it comes our annual blog wrap up. We usually highlight the top five blogs we published throughout 2018, however, this year, we’ve decided to give some of our least read…
6 Ways to Give That Don’t Require Writing a Check
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Holiday season is fast approaching and along with it comes the season of giving. Consider donating to Immunize Nevada this Giving Tuesday, not by writing a check (don’t get us wrong, we’ll take the…
Top Ten Reasons We’re Thankful!
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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. They…
CDC Information about Acute Flaccid Myelitis
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On Tuesday, October 17, CDC hosted a media telebriefing on acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the U.S. featuring Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory…
Our Team Talks Jeans and Vaccines
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In honor of #Jeans4Vaccines, we asked our team about their favorite jeans and their favorite vaccines. For some of us it was a walk down memory lane, and for others it’s about finding that perfect…
Don’t Throw Away Your (MenB) Shot!
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As executive director of Immunize Nevada and more importantly, as a parent, I make sure to follow the ACIP recommended vaccine schedule for my family. For my 16 year old son, that meant getting his…
Vaccinate Before You Graduate
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As you are getting ready to graduate, your mind is probably filled with final exams, summer plans, college or career next steps, travel and much more. It’s important to add one more critical thing…