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Back to School Preparation Includes Vaccinations


Submitted by Darlynn Williams, Public Health Nurse

Most parents are diligent about having their babies vaccinated against serious diseases like polio, tetanus, and whooping cough. Unfortunately some parents don’t realize that adolescents also need vaccinations to keep them healthy throughout high school and college and to give them a healthy foundation for adulthood.

Several vaccines critical to adolescent health and wellness are recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other public health organizations. These vaccines also protect them from serious and po...

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