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Immunization Initiative to Begin

Tuesday - Mar 02, 2010

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Takes Part in an Immunization Initiative Program

Champaign, IL - The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has accepted a one-time grant to assist with costs associated with expanding the availability of specific vaccines to new target populations through the end of 2010.

CUPHD is providing free vaccinations to adolescents, ages 11-18, including Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis), Menactra (meningococcal), and Varicella (chickenpox). Varicella (if history of disease is not present) and Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis vaccines are required for school entry and a Tetanus booster is required every 10 years.

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