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An Astronaut Did It in Space: It's Time for You to Do It Here

Posted in: PHF News, and TRAINby Bev Minnick

November 11, 2015


It is influenza (flu) season, the time of the year when primary care physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and others are urging those six months and older to get a flu shot. Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is midway through a full year away from the planet, gave himself a flu shot while orbiting 250 miles...


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Immunization: Stopping the Spread of Vaccine-Preventable Disease

Posted in: Community Development, PHF News, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Bev Minnick

April 8, 2014


Over the past 20 years, the public health system has reached many milestones in controlling vaccine-preventable diseases and protecting infants and children.
  As the nation celebrates the 20th Anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), April 26 – May 3, 2104, an annual observance...


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Prepare for National Public Health Week 2014

Posted in: Community Development, Infrastructure, PHF News, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Bev Minnick

March 28, 2014


During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week (NPHW), a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight important issues for improving the nation’s health.       The...


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