Category Archives: Adult Immunizations

National Immunization Awareness Month – Are Adults Currently Immunized?

by Shari Levine, MPH, Information Director for Infectious Disease, Vermont Department of Health, NIPHIC Vaccines – for you, me and everybody. What comes to mind when you think of vaccines? I think of babies, toddlers and pre-teens with their heads shaking NOOO when … Continue reading

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Immunization and Heart Disease

National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 4-10, 2016 by Lilliam R. Gomez, RN-BC, BSN, CPHQ, and Laurel E. Martin, RN, BSHCA, COS-C, First Choice Home Health, Inc., Boynton Beach, FL The leadership and quality teams at First Choice Home Health, Inc. utilize evidence-based … Continue reading

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Score a Vaccination Touchdown with Pneumococcal Vaccines

by Crystal Welch, MSN, HHQI RN Project Coordinator We may be a few weeks away from the kickoff of football season, but now is the time to get your vaccination game started since August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). … Continue reading

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

By Crystal Welch, HHQI RN Project Coordinator You eat a healthy diet, you exercise, but is something missing?  Do you realize that adults need at least four immunizations after the age of 65?  These immunizations are for common illnesses that … Continue reading

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