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Vaccine education paramount during National Immunization Awareness Month

August 21, 2017

According to the CDC, only 72% of infants between the ages of 19 and 35 months have received all seven series needed to complete immunization, including vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis; polio; measles mumps rubella; hepatitis B; and chickenpox

With National Immunization Awareness Month occurring during the month of August, the National Public Health Information Coalition is celebrating the month by releasing educational materials to inform all age groups about the importance of vaccination against preventable diseases.

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HIV/AIDS 2 Hour Update for Kentucky Health Professionals

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