immunization

IMMUNIZATION PERCENTAGES BY SCHOOL: EAST COUNTY RATES RANGE FROM 10% TO 95%

By Rebecca Jefferis Williamson

August 8, 2019 (San Diego’s East County) -- If you have ever been curious about the immunization levels at your child’s school or preschool ---wonder no longer.

Shots for School offers information on school requirements, what the immunization levels are, and more. Preschools, K-12, universities and more are addressed on the site:

Preschools: https://www.shotsforschool.org/child-care/how-doing/

Elementary (kindergartens): https://www.shotsforschool.org/k-12/how-doing/

Middle schools (7th grade) : https://www.shotsforschool.org/7th-grade/how-doing/

SECOND FLU DEATH REPORTED IN COUNTY; CASES UP 77%

January 11, 2013 (San Diego)--A 92-year-old woman died from influenza, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday   It was the second death this flu season. The first was an 89-year-old woman who died Nov. 15. 

County health officials are encouraging everyone to be immunized to help protect themselves and their loved ones against the flu, especially now that influenza activity is increasing nationwide. A total of 143 cases were reported the week ending Jan. 5, a 77 percent increase from the prior week, when 81 cases were reported.

PARENTS URGED TO MAKE SURE INFANTS GET VACCINES

 
April 21-28 is National Infant Immunization Week

April 21, 2012 (San Diego County) -- There  are 14 childhood diseases that could sicken children. The good news is that all of them can be prevented by vaccines. April 21-28 is National Infant Immunization Week which was created in 1994 to remind parents, caregivers, and healthcare providers to ensure infants are fully immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases.