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 HHS, CDC National Infant Immunization Week April 26 - May 3, 2014 button image

2014 NIIW (National Infant Immunization Week)

NIIW, set for April 26 - May 3, 2014, will be celebrated as part of World Immunization Week (WIW), an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). During WIW, all six WHO regions, including more than 180 Member States, territories, and areas, will simultaneously promote immunization, advance equity in the use of vaccines and universal access to vaccination services, and enable cooperation on cross-border immunization activities.

As part of WIW, NIIW will be held in conjunction with the Pan American Health Organizationís (PAHO) Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA). Communities across the Western hemisphere will participate in awareness and education events, planned in conjunction with state and local health departments, PAHO, and the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission.

Additional Information:

Facts about 2014 National Infant Immunization Week  Adobe pdf

Make Your Child's Shots Less Stressful  Adobe pdf

Vaccinating on Time is Important for Disease Protection  Adobe pdf

Five Important Reason to Vaccinate Your Child  Adobe pdf

To learn more about the 2014 National Infant Immunization Week:  http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niiw/index.html

Public Health Nursing Service Annual Report 2012  (1.45mb) Adobe pdf

The Washington County and Regional Community Health Assessments are Now Available
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Community Health Assessment

All Hazards Volunteer
All-Hazards Volunteer Program

Washington County has joined forces with New York State Department of Health, creating a *Public Health All-Hazards Volunteer Program. This program will train volunteers to assist Public Health efforts in response, mitigation and recovery for disasters which may pose a threat to human health.

For more information on this program or to join, click on the link below.
*All-Hazards Volunteer Program.

Patricia C. Hunt, B.S.N., R.N.
Director of Public Health & Patient Services

415 Lower Main St.
Hudson Falls, NY 12839
(518) 746-2400

Washington County Public Health is committed to providing quality nursing services to the residents of Washington County, NY

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