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My Turn: Are you ready for back to school?

...day and the school year with the healthiest start possible - take them for their yearly exams, make sure they get their immunizations, help move them away from the screens and get them outside and active, and offer healthy balanced meals which can include...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-26/my-turn-are-you-ready-back-school
Opinion
Well-child exams help keep kids' health on track

...as they are more thorough than a quick clinic visit for immunizations or sports physical. These medical visits include a review...history. A provider will provide any necessary referrals and immunizations. A well-child exam also gives parents and caregivers...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/well-child-exams-help-keep-kids-health-tr
Art
California Legislature OKs school vaccine bill

...recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.The Senate reaffirmed the bill striking California's personal belief exemption for immunizations on a 24-14 vote. Mississippi and West Virginia are the only two states with such strict requirements in place.Democratic...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/california-legislature-oks-school-vac
Not For Web
California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

...signing statement just one day after lawmakers sent him the bill to strike California's personal belief exemption for immunizations, a move that requires nearly all public schoolchildren to be vaccinated. The bill takes effect next year."The science...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-06-30/california-governor-signs-strict-sch
Regional News
Time for back-to-school immunizations

...For example, Alaska is one of only 12 states requiring immunizations for hepatitis A and, of those, only three others require...recurring health problems, blindness and sometimes death. Immunizations have proven themselves so effective that vaccinations against...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080604/nei_shots.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Online Local: Alaska ranks 48th in infant immunizations 8/20/97

...IMMUNIZATION RECORDS, 1991-95 Alaska ranks 48th in infant immunizations Last modified at 2:14 p.m. on Wednesday, August...other data showed a local level approaching 78 percent. Immunizations help children fight off diseases such as polio, diphtheria...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082097/ilmmunization.html
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Officials call for chicken pox immunizations 7/23/98

...The Juneau Urgent Care and Family Medical Clinic will also offer the vaccine to children under 16 for a fee of about $10, as soon as supplies are received, said Emily Rister, nursing supervisor. Officials call for chicken pox immunizations

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072398/pox.html
New resources offered for new parents

...with newborns. Public health nurses will provide families with information about infant care and feeding, parenting, immunizations, child care and resources available for families in their communities. The program is coordinated with Bartlett Beginnings...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080110/nei_689270264.shtml
Neighbors
Teddy Bear Vaccine Clinic coming up Aug. 20

...prizes, face painting, and of course, vaccines for the kids. Get your child ready for school or just up to date on their immunizations. Please bring your child's shot records. There is no charge for children's vaccines. Call Yvonne Young with the Vaccinate...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-08-06/teddy-bear-vaccine-clinic-coming-au
Neighbors
Thanks for help in fighting pertussis

...Dec. 16 and 17 offered free Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) immunizations at Floyd Dryden and Dzantil'i Heeni middle schools. More than 800 immunizations were given over those two days. Juneau Public Health Nursing and the Section...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020809/nei_385926783.shtml

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