Just last month, the District of Columbia received the Highest Immunization Coverage Award for an Urban Area for 19-35 month olds from the Centers for Disease Control. The District’s immunization rate for 19-35 month olds is 85.4 percent compared to 77.2 percent nationally.Good job Department of Health, docs, nurses, health professionals!
Thursday, April 23, 2009
DC to use stimulus dollars for adult immunization
A recent announcement reports that DOH will use the more than $300,000 award from the feds to immunize low-income adults. So why I am repeating that here? Well first because it will improve public health. The real reason, though, is this from the release: