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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…
New Graduates are Making Health Happen
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Today I was recognized as the 2018 recipient of the Dr. John E. Worden Award from the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno. I was beyond surprised when Dean Trudy…
Grades are in: Nevada's Immunization Report Card Sees Improvements
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Each year the CDC conducts the National Immunization Survey (NIS) to estimate childhood and teen immunization rates. Immunize Nevada uses this data for our state immunization report card, and to see…
Becoming an Immunization Advocate: NIIW and Beyond
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When I first started working in the world of immunizations, I presumed I would help people get vaccinated, provide resources to healthcare professionals, and be an expert community resource. Yes, we…
Our BIG Impact
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Doing big things is what Immunize Nevada is all about. In fact, it’s one of our core values. We aim to “set big goals, persist in the face of challenges, take risks, and continue to look around…
Four-legged Friends Can Get The Flu Too!
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We aren’t crying wolf- the flu is a serious matter. From the millions who come down with the flu each year (an estimated 25 million in 2016) to the hundreds of thousands that are hospitalized each…