Is your teen prepared with the essentials for college life? You may have helped furnish a new dorm room, or at least done some shopping together, but it is equally important that you help them lead a healthy lifestyle, which includes making sure they are protected from vaccine-preventable diseases frequently seen on college campuses!
Vaccines are among the most significant achievements in public health and can help protect against 14 deadly diseases. Share these infographics to help spread information, not disease!
Preventing harm is a key goal of providing healthcare and preventing the transmission of infections from healthcare personnel (HCP) to patients through vaccination is a known best practice.
Local health departments are significant providers of vaccinations, and 88% of local health departments across the nation provide childhood immunization services. Often the “safety net” healthcare provider in the community, local health departments act as chief public health strategists, and are instrumental in providing immunization services, engaging community stakeholders, and implementing effective and sustainable practices.
Improving teen engagement in their own health is key to preventing serious and deadly infectious diseases and empowering them to build healthy habits for life…
When it comes to flu, it certainly is in your best interest to get vaccinated annually. But you can substantially improve your chances of protection by also promoting vaccination to all those around you. Become an advocate in your community so that everyone for whom vaccination is recommended gets vaccinated each year, not only to protect yourself, but also the community at-large.
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