Chicken Pox is a highly contagious and dangerous virus also known as Varicella Zoster Virus or VZV. Before 1995 when the Varicella vaccine became available, 100 – 150 died each year from the disease according to the CDC. … Continue reading
Immunizations are a hot topic lately, especially during the month of April as its National Infant Immunization and World Immunization Week.
Both the World Health Organization and Center for Disease Control provide an abundance of resources for parents about vaccinations for their children. … Continue reading
The CDC released some changes to the recommended immunization schedule in early February of 2016. Here’s what you need to know: … Continue reading
Measles is a hot topic right now. Every news station is covering the current outbreak that’s affecting hundreds of people throughout the country. It’s important to be well-informed in order to properly protect you and your children. … Continue reading
The American Academy of Pediatrics urges all parents to get their children vaccinated against the Measles on the routine vaccination schedule – or sooner if indicated for travel reasons. There has been a multi-state outbreak of the Measles due to a higher rate of vaccine refusals in California. … Continue reading
Immunizations remain the single most effective way to save lives in children. They are safe and important and we follow the nationally recommended vaccination schedule. Please see the following links for information on the dangers of non-vaccination and contracting the measles infection. … Continue reading