Posts Tagged ‘immunization’

The Facts About Measles

Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. The virus is transmitted by direct contact with infectious droplets or spread airborne when an infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes. The measles virus can remain infectious on surfaces and in the air for up to two hours after an infected person leaves an area. […]


Updated Flu Facts for 2012

Below are the latest flu facts that can help keep you and your loved ones healthy this flu season: Flu season often begins as early as October, peaks in February, and can last until spring or even early May The flu can be very dangerous for the young, old, and those with other medical conditions […]


School and Sports Physicals

Calling All Students!! This is a reminder that school and sports physicals are being scheduled now. Whether you have a new student, an athlete, or one heading off to college the annual physical is a time to review important milestones in your child’s growth and development. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends an annual checkup […]