Monthly Archives: September 2013

Grandparents’ Corner

March of Dimes, Sanofi Pasteur Launch Grandparents’ Corner The March of Dimes and Sanofi Pasteur are excited to announce the availability of Grandparents’ Corner, a new online resource from the Sounds of Pertussis® Campaign to help grandparents learn more about pertussis, … Continue reading

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Influenza Guidance

Influenza Guidance The 2013-2014 influenza vaccines include those that are trivalent (protects against 3 strains) and quadrivalent (protects against 4 strains). Both types of vaccine contain new strains from the previous season. Because of the new strains and the fact … Continue reading

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Vaccine Apps for your Phones!

Vaccine Education Center’s free mobile app for iPhones educates parents about vaccines The Vaccine Education Center (VEC) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has launched a free mobile app for iPhones. It is described in a short video by VEC Director … Continue reading

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View the latest CDC Immunization Update Webinar!

Improving the Health of Children and Adults through Vaccines: Updates and Recommendations for Clinicians Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 http://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/calls/2013/callinfo_081313.asp

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Back to School & Flu

As kids go back to school this month, there is a higher risk of germs spreading among classmates and teachers. With flu season just around the corner, have you taught your kids the right way to be a flu fighter? … Continue reading

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