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Yearly Archive: 2021

National Infant Immunization Week April 24 –May 1, 2021

Overview National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is a yearly observance highlighting the importance of protecting children two years and younger from vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs).  It’s also a time to showcase the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities. This year, more than ever, we recognize the critical role vaccination plays in protecting our children and communities […]

February is Heart Health Month

Know Your Risk for Heart Disease You can take steps to lower your risk for heart disease by changing the factors you can control. Several health conditions, your lifestyle, and your age and family history can increase your risk for heart disease. These are called risk factors. About half of all Americans (47%) have at least 1 […]