Massachusetts was among the first places in the world to eliminate smallpox through the use of vaccines, according to the state’s Bureau of Infectious Disease Prevention, Response, and Services. With this precedent in mind, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (HHS) created …Continue Reading Childhood Vaccination Schedule and Requirements in Massachusetts
Vaccinations contribute to disease prevention and play an important role in public health. In fact, infants and children who are immunized (protected from a disease by receiving a vaccine shot) before age two, are defended against up to 14 preventable diseases for the rest …Continue Reading It’s Worth (Considering) a Shot: National Infant Immunization Week
August is National Immunization Awareness Month – An annual effort to highlight the importance of immunization and disease control efforts in the United States. Coughing and sneezing, nausea and fatigue; these symptoms accompany various illnesses and can really put a damper on your day. For …Continue Reading What you should Know about Immunizations and Why they’re Important
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