For previous generations, vaccinations came as a welcome gift; there was little debate as to whether or not to protect children against the devastating effects of polio, measles, or whooping cough. Today, however, the dialogue has shifted – centering not so much on whether illness or disease is bad (parents know it is), but ratherRead More
Is It Too Late for Flu Shots?
The flu season generally extends from October through May, with most cases making their mark between December and early March. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2017-2018 influenza season was a high-severity flu season, with high levels of both outpatient clinic visits and emergency room visits due to influenza-like illnesses.Read More
Immunizations at Every Age
Polio, measles, whooping cough, tetanus. These diseases are rare these days. That’s because many diseases that were once feared are now preventable. Vaccinating not only protects your child, but other children, those with compromised immune systems, and educators, as well the community at large from contracting a disease. At what age should one receive certainRead More