During National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), we celebrate the success of immunizations in preventing deadly diseases.

During National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), we celebrate the success of immunizations in preventing deadly diseases.  Maintaining high immunization rates by vaccinating on time every time is the key to keeping dangerous diseases away from our communities.

Check your child’s immunization records and make sure they are up-to-date in their shots. For copies of your child’s immunization records, talk to your doctor or call Countryside Public Health at 320-269-2174.

If you’re concerned about the cost of shots, the Minnesota Vaccines for Children program can help. Children who are uninsured, Medicaid-eligible, Native American or Alaska native, or have insurance that does not cover the cost of the vaccine can get the vaccine free of cost through the Minnesota Vaccines for Children program with a small fee for administration. Call your health care provider or Countryside Public Health to schedule an appointment for vaccinations using the Minnesota Vaccines for Children program.

For more information about National Infant Immunization Week or childhood vaccinations call Countryside Public Health at 320-269-2174.

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