Childhood Vaccination 101: Learn About Childhood Vaccines & Get Answers to Common Questions – Did you know an average of 1,000 children per year become ill with a vaccine-preventable disease? Since vaccines have been implemented, there are 14 diseases that we’ve forgotten about! Learn more about childhood vaccines and the diseases they prevent right here on Newsymom!
This is Public Health is brought to you in partnership with the Tuscarawas County Health Department.
It can’t be stressed enough: The best way to prevent illness starts with prevention! That’s why vaccinating your children (and yourself) is the first step towards a healthy family. When we vaccinate, we’re helping to boost our immune systems to the diseases we could come into contact with!
Vaccines Have (Almost) Made Us Forget These 14 Diseases
Thanks to vaccines, we’ve gained more immunity against these diseases and can only hope to make more strides towards greater healthcare!
Staying the course is important though, as we’re seeing rising numbers of preventable diseases such as measles! Due to the pandemic, some kids didn’t get up-to-date on their vaccines as we were all asked to stay home. This threw everything out of whack.
Now, we have no excuse. It’s past the time to get our kids up-to-date! You can call the Tuscarawas County Health Department at 330-343-5555, ext. 1740 or ext. 1810 to schedule a vaccine appointment.
Have Questions About Vaccines? Let’s Hear It From The Pros!
Jennifer Demuth of the Tuscarawas County Health Department interviews Amy Kaser (RN, Director of Nursing) and Valerie Wallace (RN, BSN, Public Health Nurse) about everything you need to know about vaccines, preventable diseases, and the importance of ensuring your children are up-to-date!
The Tuscarawas County Health Department wants you to prevent your family from experiencing the worst, preventable diseases out there. To get your family up-to-date, reach out to them by calling 330-343-5555, ext. 1740 or ext. 1810 to schedule a vaccine appointment.
They’ve got more service offerings for you and your family! Visit them at www.tchdnow.org to check out everything they offer. Follow along on Facebook (@tchdnow) for the latest news and safety tips to keep your kiddos disease-free!