Health department stresses immunizations

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

DeKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department is reminding parents to follow the suggested immunization schedule for infants and children.

In observance of National Infant Immunizations Week, which is Saturday through April 27, the heath department is reminding parents that continued vaccination is necessary to protect everyone from potential outbreaks, according to a news release.

Low-cost vaccines are available through the Vaccines for Children program for children who do not have private insurance that will pay for the vaccine. For more information, call the health department at 815-748-2460 or see www.dekalbcountyhealthdepartment.org.

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