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Vaccines and Immunization

National Immunization Awareness Month July 24 - August 31

We celebrated National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). Vaccines are recommended for people all throughout their life.

Weekly Focus Areas

Each week we highlighted the importance of vaccination for different age groups. Facebook Twitter

Babies and Young Children: July 31 - August 6

A healthy start begins with on-time vaccinations. Parents can provide the best protection by following the recommended immunization schedule – giving their child the vaccines they need, when they need them.

Back to School: July 24 - 30

Are you ready for school? Oregon requires children who are entering child care or school to be vaccinated against certain diseases, or have an exemption. Colleges and universities may have their own vaccine requirements.

Immunization is the safest and most effective public health tool available for preventing disease and death 

Vaccinating our families according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended immunization schedules not only protects our loved ones, but our entire community as well. 

Improving immunization rates is one of seven priority areas from Oregon's State Health Improvement Plan.

Meet Oregon's 2017 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion, Jacie Zahler.

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