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Immunizations Part of Public Health Week

Nurses at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital are urging you to get you and your kids immunized, if you haven’t already…

Listen to Sherry Dunn

That’s Immunization Coordinator Sherry Dunn. There’s one vaccine available for Mumps, Measles, and Rubella, and another for Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis. Cindy Wilson is the hospital’s Maternal Child-Adolescent Health Program Coordinator. She says parents are giving a lot of different reasons for not bringing in their kids to get their shots…

Listen to Cindy Wilson

Wilson also says pregnant women should get flu shots, and vaccines, which can protect the health of their newborn child for up to a year. The hospital is calling attention to the immunization issue as part of National Public Health Week.

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