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...laws in the wake of the recurrence of "childhood diseases" that were previously eliminated in this country.Recommended vaccines are among the free preventive health services offered by qualified health plans, Medicaid and CHIP as a result of the Affordable...
Bill to allow pharmacists to administer vaccines advances

...would allow pharmacists to administer vaccines more easily.Sen. Cathy Giessel sponsored...would allow pharmacists to administer vaccines without oversight from a doctor or nurse...Pharmacists would be required to log the vaccines they administer in a statewide database...
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Juneau Public Health Center to provide free vaccines

...waiving the administration fee for all vaccines, starting April 11 through May 1. The center offers vaccines to prevent and reduce the risks of pneumonia...Public Health will continue to offer flu vaccines to all children ages three and under...
H1N1 vaccines on the way to Juneau clinics

...nasal spray and injectable vaccines will be arriving at the Juneau...workers - should be getting vaccines. In the Juneau School District...state highly recommends the vaccines, but they are not a requirement...parent present to receive a vaccine. Bartlett said many parents...
Alaska to stop giving adults free vaccines doing away with free vaccines for adults at public health...cutting back on Alaska's vaccine money, and beginning in...pneumonia, tetanus or other vaccines. The state distributed...offer free children's vaccines.
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Thanks for helping provide vaccines in the school district

...have combined efforts to contain the spread of H1N1 in our community. As a result of this partnership, free H1N1 influenza vaccines were provided for more than 2,000 Juneau School District students between October 2009 and February 2010. Juneau Public...
California vaccine bill clears major legislative hurdle

...California one of the nation's strictest vaccine laws by striking the state's personal...would be allowed to opt out of mandatory vaccine schedules. Unvaccinated children would...not just of those who don't want to vaccine their kids, but for those who cannot...
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California Legislature OKs school vaccine bill remains unequivocal that vaccines are safe, that vaccines save lives," Pan said.If the...seventh grade, the state's two vaccine checkpoints.The measure maintain it until their next vaccine checkpoint.
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California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

...The bill takes effect next year."The science is clear that vaccines dramatically protect children against a number of infectious...a personal belief exemption to maintain it until their next vaccine checkpoint. Checkpoints occur in kindergarten and seventh...
Regional News
Whooping cough vaccines available

...officials are offering whooping cough vaccines today and Wednesday at two area middle...has pressed officials into making the vaccines available to students, parents and staff...available to anyone 10 years old and older. Vaccines will be available today, from 2 p...


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