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August is National Immunization Awareness Month-Prepare for the School Year!

 

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Immunizations are one of the top 10 public health accomplishments of the 20th Century.  While immunizations have significantly reduced the incidence of many serious infectious diseases, vaccination rates for some diseases are not meeting national public health goals.  Vaccines are an important step in protecting against serious, and sometimes deadly, diseases.  Immunizations are not just for children – they are needed throughout our lifetime.

AB 2109 Immunization Exemption

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Pertussis/Whooping Cough

  • New School Rule: California's new Tdap (Whooping Cough, Pertussis) vaccine requirement for incoming 7th-12th grade students.

                                                                                             

    Stop Whooping Cough, Get Immunized!

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