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2019 Oregon HPV Summit

Save the Date! - 2019 Oregon HPV Summit
When:  Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Where: City of Keizer Civic Center
930 Chemawa Road NE
Keizer, Oregon 97303
Mark your calendar for this year's HPV Statewide Summit! Collaborate, learn and share best practices, and stay informed at Oregon's annual HPV conference. Our common goal of reducing HPV-associated cancers is best achieved when we work together.
The HPV Summit is sponsored by the Oregon Health Authority and the American Cancer Society's Oregon branch. This year's summit will be followed by an optional strategic planning roundtable, for anyone who wishes to attend, Wednesday, June 12. Registration information, a call for abstracts, and other details will be forthcoming.

CDC Childhood Immunization Champions

Each year during National Infant Immunization Week, the CDC Childhood Immunization Champions for each state are announced. Dr. Joel Amundson (Dr. Joel), MD, FAAP is Oregon’s recipient of the 2018 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award in recognition of his work to improve public health through childhood immunizations. Learn more about Dr. Joel.

Immunization is the safest and most effective public health tool 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.
  • National Immunization Awareness Month is held every year in August. See how Oregon gets involved.

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