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Initiative pushes for increased HPV vaccinations

Initiative pushes for increased HPV vaccinations

State vaccination proponents are calling attention to a virus often linked to cervical, anal, vulvar, vaginal, penile and oropharyngeal cancers.

June 20, 2014 9:00 pm Related
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May 02, 2014 2:32 pm

Health officials remind parents of immunization requirements

State health officials are reminding parents of new immunization requirements for their children to enter school this fall.

July 30, 2013 12:05 pm

3 fairs aim to improve child health before school starts

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana education and health leaders will work together next month to provide child health screenings and enroll children in health insurance programs.

July 26, 2012 8:00 pm

State makes vaccine records available online

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier parents will no longer need to rely on a list of dates handwritten by a doctor to know whether their child has received all of his or her vaccinations.

July 23, 2012 6:30 pm Related


EDITORIAL: A shot in the arm for public health

The immunization rates are higher for Indiana teens because of school public health requirements, which is good news. Public health will be improved as a result.

September 06, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: A shot in the arm for health

In complaining about the state's immunization database, a parent in St. John Township inadvertently showed precisely why such a registry should exist.

November 23, 2010 12:00 am Related

GUEST COMMENTARY: Vaccinate everyone to keep Hoosier kids safe

What if your healthy, playful child, grandchild, niece or nephew suddenly died of a serious disease like pertussis (or whooping cough)? What if the death could have been prevented if those around him or her had been vaccinated? What would you do and how would you feel?

November 23, 2010 12:00 am
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