Cortney BloomerCarson City Health and Human Services

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October 31, 2012
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More to immunizations than just a flu shot

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community.Many people assume that immunizations are only for children, and that once you are an adult, you can forget about having to receive additional vaccinations. However, thousands of adults become sick and many die as a result of illnesses that could have been prevented with proper vaccination.Carson City Health and Human Services wants to get the message out that immunizations are for adults, too, and that many of the recommended adult vaccinations are available every Thursday in our clinic on a …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 31, 2012 03:50AM Published Oct 31, 2012 03:49AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.