By: Taylor Transtrum

World Immunization Awareness Week
April 28, 2022

For over 200 years, vaccines have protected humanity from diseases that threaten our wellbeing and existence. It’s because of vaccines that…

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March 4th is HPV Awareness Day! Here’s What You Need to Know About the Human Papillomavirus
March 3, 2022

March 4th is HPV Awareness Day! HPV—which is an abbreviation for Human Papillomavirus—is the most common Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) in…

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Omi-what? What You Need to Know About Omicron
February 17, 2022

By now, you’ve probably heard of Omicron. You may even know someone who got infected with Omicron, or possibly even caught…

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How to Share Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Status with MyIR Mobile QR Codes
January 18, 2022

MyIR Mobile QR Codes are back! However, for this feature to stay, your state must get on board with MyIR Mobile…

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Ask a Pediatrician: The COVID-19 Vaccine for Children
December 9, 2021

Recently, Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine was granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for children ages…

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COVID-19 Booster Shots Have Arrived! Here’s What You Need to Know
November 15, 2021

Although it wasn’t too long ago that we last covered the announcement of COVID-19 booster shots, a lot has changed since then—in…

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How to Fight the Flu this Season
October 13, 2021

In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, coronavirus vaccines, and now the news of COVID-19 booster shots, it can be…

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The Power of Vaccines Before & Beyond COVID-19
September 22, 2021

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic—and especially since the development of the coronavirus vaccine—vaccines have been hotly debated on a…

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Coming Soon to a Pharmacy Near You: COVID-19 Booster Shots
September 8, 2021

The approval of COVID-19 “booster” shots—an additional, third dose of the coronavirus vaccine—is likely. But how will the rollout of booster…

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Why Back to School Should Mean a Return to Routine Vaccinations
August 17, 2021

Measles, mumps, chicken pox and coronavirus, oh my! Nationwide, we’re finally getting back to school and back to in-person learning. Unfortunately,…

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