Immunizations

April 19, 2013
As part of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is encouraging parents to make sure their children’s immunizations are up to date. National Infant Immunization Week, which is April 20-27, 2013, is an annual nationwide observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants, birth to 24 months of age, from 14 vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States.
April 27, 2012
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Foundation have recognized Bonnie Hughes of Shreveport as one of its first CDC Childhood Immunization Champions. The award acknowledges individuals who have made immunization successes possible in their communities. In this inaugural year, Hughes is one of 39 champions around the country being honored for their efforts as immunization advocates.
February 10, 2012
Vaccine Information Statements provided by Immunization Action Coalition
August 10, 2011
To help parents in the Monroe area prepare their children for school and day care this fall and protect them from preventable diseases, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals – Office of Public Health is hosting a back-to-school immunization event 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Aug. 11- 12 and Aug. 15-19, 2011 at the Ouachita Parish Health Unit.
July 27, 2011
To help parents in the Alexandria area prepare their children for school and day care this fall and protect them from preventable diseases, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals – Office of Public Health is hosting a back-to-school immunization event 8:30 a.m.- noon Friday, July 29, 2011 at the Rapides Parish Health Unit.
July 25, 2011
To help parents in northwest Louisiana prepare their children for school and day care this fall and protect them from preventable diseases, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals – Office of Public Health is hosting back-to-school immunization events at parish health units and clinics in northwest Louisiana for the entire month of August.
July 21, 2011
To help parents in the Baton Rouge area prepare their children for school and day care this fall and protect them from preventable diseases, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals - Office of Public Health is hosting back-to-school immunization events at parish health units and clinics throughout the area.
July 18, 2011
The school year is almost here, but will your child be ready? Besides shopping for supplies, your back-to-school checklist should include making sure your child has an up-to-date shot record. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals wants to remind parents that it’s important and it’s the law.
July 18, 2011
To help parents in Southwest Louisiana prepare their children for school and day care this fall and to protect them from preventable diseases, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals – Office of Public Health is hosting back-to-school immunization events at parish health units and clinics throughout the area.