Nurses urge back to school vaccines  HealthDest

Nurses urge back to school vaccines HealthDest

Nurses urge back to school vaccines

The start of the school year is closing in fast, and parents are being reminded to put childhood vaccines on their back to school supply lists.  Wisconsin School Nurses Association President Ann Riojas says it’s important for your child’s health and the safety of their classmates. She says many required vaccines help prevent diseases that are still around, such as chicken pox and tuberculosis, and widespread vaccinations help keep them from impacting the community.

Parents who are unsure of what vaccinations their child needs should check with their healthcare provider or look at the state’s immunization database. Riojas says parents...read more!Article source: http://www.wrn.com/2011/08/nurses-urge-back-to-school-vaccines/

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