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Communicable & Infectious Disease

November 2020 - ​Focus on Influenza

August 2020 - Back-to-School Vaccinations

  • Get ready for school by making sure that your child is up-to-date with all recommended vaccines. Ask your provider about the Vaccines for Children Program if you feel you may not be able to afford vaccines.
  • Most school-aged children should get a flu vaccine every year, which is especially important this year to reduce the burden of the flu at a time when COVID-19 might also be circulating.
  • COVID-19 might disrupt your local health department’s capacity to administer back-to-school vaccinations. Consider reaching out to your health department or health care provider early to ensure children have all required vaccinations prior to the start of school.