National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 5–11) with the CDC

This year, the CDC has declared December 5-11 as National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). This has become somewhat of an annual custom aimed at reminding those who have not yet taken their shot that they still have a bit of time to do so. With the winter season, we know that the flu can become quite a challenge for many.…

The Importance of Getting Immunized

It is important to get immunized or vaccinated to prevent or reduce disease effects on individuals. Vaccination eradicates or limits the spread of harmful contagious diseases like measles, smallpox, polio, diphtheria, HPV Hepatitis A, B and C, and COVID-19. What is Immunization? Immunization protects people from disease by taking a vaccine to cause an immune reaction in your body, similar…