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Category: "Immunizations"

December 10, 2018

MNAAP is seeking more pediatricians and residents interested in answering Somali parent questions about immunizations during mosque visits taking place December through February. These sessions are usually 60-90 minutes and will have a Somali interpreter at the session. We are working with 20 imams and mosques to provide this education for parents and interested elders. […]

February 6, 2018

By Margo Roddy, MN Department of Health; Diane Peterson, Immunization Action Coalition Compulsory vaccination for children enrolled in childcare facilities and schools has been a major contributor to the longstanding success of the immunization program in Minnesota and in programs across the country. The recent occurrence of large measles outbreaks has served to shine a […]

By Anne Valaas-Turner, MD, FAAP On August 25, 2017, the Minnesota Department of Health declared an end to the measles outbreak…. along with a collective, statewide sigh of relief. As part of this announcement, Commissioner of Health Dr. Ed Ehlinger thanked all of the health systems, hospitals, clinics, doctors, pediatric clinicians, clinic staff and local […]

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