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Immunization Matters: The Role of LHDs in Educating Communities

Posted on August 23, 2016

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Although National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is winding down, it’s important for local health departments (LHDs) to continue actively promoting the importance of immunization beyond August. Immunizations play a vital role in protecting the health of communities. Thanks to the development of safe and effective vaccines, rates of vaccine-preventable disease have decreased in the last century in […]

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