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Immunize Nevada Reminds Nevadans: It’s Time to Get your Flu Vaccine

Immunize Nevada Reminds Nevadans: It’s Time to Get your Flu Vaccine

Reno, Nev. (October 24, 2016) – Flu season has officially begun, which means it’s time for people to protect themselves and those around them, if they haven’t already. Typically, flu season begins in early October and may peak as early as November or as late as May of the next calendar year. While some think […]

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Pregnant Women & The Flu

Las Vegas, Nev. (September 29, 2016) – The flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. This is because changes in the immune system, heart and lungs during pregnancy make women (and women up to two weeks postpartum) more prone to severe illness from flu, […]

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Seniors at Higher Risk of Complications from Flu

Seniors at Higher Risk of Complications from Flu

Las Vegas, Nev. (September 30, 2016) – People 65 years and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu, as immune defenses become weaker with age. While flu seasons can vary in severity, during most seasons, people 65 years and older bear the greatest burden of severe flu disease. The CDC shares: […]

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Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Tavia Campbell

Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Tavia Campbell

Tavia Campbell is being honored as a Flu Hero for her sponsorship of the 2015-16 Nevada flu campaign by donating innovative wall clings for the Immunize Nevada flu campaign.

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Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Melissa Shake

Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Melissa Shake

Melissa Shake is being honored as a Flu Hero for her leadership on the Immunize Nevada flu taskforce and her dedication to meeting the community need for flu protection by coordinating free flu vaccinations across southern Nevada through Walgreens national flu vaccine voucher program.

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Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Joyce Goedeke

Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Joyce Goedeke

As part of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) December 6-12, the NIVDP is hosting local events across the U.S. to honor flu heroes and support flu vaccine efforts. Las Vegas has been chosen for one of their events, and we are honored and excited to be collaborating on a media press event, as well as […]

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Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Assemblyman James Oscarson

Immunize Nevada Recognizes Flu Hero Assemblyman James Oscarson

As part of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) December 6-12, the NIVDP is hosting local events across the U.S. to honor flu heroes and support flu vaccine efforts. Las Vegas has been chosen for one of their events, and we are honored and excited to be collaborating on a media press event, as well as […]

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Business Leaders Can Arm Employees in the Fight Against Flu

Reno, Nev. (November 4, 2015) – It may be common knowledge that the flu is a miserable experience – characterized by severe aches, chills, high fever, cough/runny nose and a desire to stay in bed until the illness has run its course. But what some may not realize is that the flu is also a […]

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Flu Vaccine Protects Pregnant Women and Their Babies – Even After They’re Born

Flu Vaccine Protects Pregnant Women and Their Babies -  Even After They’re Born

Reno, NV (December 10, 2014) – Pregnant women are strongly advised to get the flu vaccine as it protects them and their unborn child even after it’s born. And, as flu vaccines are not advised for children under 6 months old, this could be the only protection a newborn infant gets from the potentially life-threatening […]

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Immunize Nevada Recognized as Healthiest Place to Work by The Chamber

Reno, NV (November 5, 2014) – Immunize Nevada was named The Chamber’s “Healthiest Place to Work” in the small category, at the 7th Annual Employer Health Forum held on Thursday, October 16. The spirit of the Healthiest Place to Work Award is to celebrate local businesses that have successfully implemented unique health-inspired programs, while sharing […]

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Immunize Nevada Executive Director Featured in National Webinar

Reno, NV (September 15, 2014) – Immunize Nevada Executive Director Heidi Parker was one of five speakers featured in a national Immunization Action Coalition webinar on Thursday, September 11. Nearly 100 immunization coalition leaders, members and collaborators tuned in for the online event, “What’s New in 2014-2015 for Influenza Vaccination.” Parker described the Nevada coalition’s […]

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