South Health District

Posts Tagged ‘Immunizations’

Georgia’s Early Childhood Vaccination Rates Among Nation’s Highest

Georgia is leading the country with above average early childhood vaccinations with 75.6 percent of children 19-35 months old protected, compared to national averages of 72.2 percent for the 7-vaccine series.

Tift Back to School Bash

Be prepared to go back to school in a few weeks by visiting our event!

Back to School Bash at Tift County Health Dept

Tift CHD has planned their 6th annual Back to School Bash in conjunction with Tift Regional Medical Center, Tift County Commission on Children & Youth and The Jay Deason Fund for Friday, July 22.

Immunization is a Shared Responsibility

Immunization is a shared responsibility. Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death.

Back-to-School Shots Reminder

Recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month, DPH reminds Georgians to stay up-to-date and get a head start on vaccinations required for school age children.

Come One Come All – Echols

Needed health documents for entry into Pre-K/K for Fall 2015.

Tift County 4th Annual Back to School Bash

Tift County Health Department has planned their 4th annual Back to School Bash in conjunction with Tift Regional Medical Center, Tift County Commission on Children & Youth and Philgood Entertainment for Friday, July 25.

Preteen Vaccination Week

New for the 2014-2015 academic year, a DPH rule, requires all students born on or after January 1, 2002 entering or transferring into seventh grade and any “new entrant” entering into 8th-12th grades in Georgia provide proof of an adolescent pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccination (called “Tdap”) AND an adolescent meningococcal vaccination (MCV4).

Echols Pre-K/Kinder Round-Up

Get your needed health documents completed early for entry into Pre-K or Kindergarten!

Child Care Immunization Audit Training

Training for day care centers on how to prepare for immunization audits.