Immunizations

July 14, 2014
The new school year is approaching, is your child ready? Preparation isn't limited to getting uniforms and school supplies. Every child should be protected before heading to the classroom and that means being certain they are up-to-date on their childhood vaccinations. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals reminds parents that ensuring children have received their necessary vaccinations is not only important, it's the law.
September 25, 2013
Immunization Requirements By Age
July 22, 2013
The new school year is almost here, but will your child be ready? Besides shopping for supplies, the back-to-school checklist should include making sure your child has an up-to-date immunization record. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals reminds parents that ensuring children have received their necessary vaccinations is not only important, it's the law.
April 25, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Foundation have recognized Gina Deris as one of this year’s CDC Childhood Immunization Champions. The award honors immunization advocates who have made immunization successes possible in their communities. Each year, one CDC Immunization Champion from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia receives the prestigious award.
April 19, 2013
As part of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is encouraging parents to make sure their children’s immunizations are up to date. National Infant Immunization Week, which is April 20-27, 2013, is an annual nationwide observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants, birth to 24 months of age, from 14 vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States.
April 27, 2012
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Foundation have recognized Bonnie Hughes of Shreveport as one of its first CDC Childhood Immunization Champions. The award acknowledges individuals who have made immunization successes possible in their communities. In this inaugural year, Hughes is one of 39 champions around the country being honored for their efforts as immunization advocates.
February 10, 2012
Vaccine Information Statements provided by Immunization Action Coalition
August 10, 2011
To help parents in the Monroe area prepare their children for school and day care this fall and protect them from preventable diseases, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals – Office of Public Health is hosting a back-to-school immunization event 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Aug. 11- 12 and Aug. 15-19, 2011 at the Ouachita Parish Health Unit.
July 27, 2011
To help parents in the Alexandria area prepare their children for school and day care this fall and protect them from preventable diseases, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals – Office of Public Health is hosting a back-to-school immunization event 8:30 a.m.- noon Friday, July 29, 2011 at the Rapides Parish Health Unit.