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November 10, 2015

 

The Indiana State Department of Health regularly sends out thousands of letters, reminding parents to vaccinate their kids against various infections.

What Does The HPV Letter Controversy Mean For Public Health?

A letter recently stirred up a controversy by encouraging parents to vaccinate their kids against the human papillomavirus, or HPV.

July 20, 2015

 

Vaccine Baby Check Up

Monroe County Seeks Higher Vaccination Numbers For Children

Monroe County consistently ranks high in Indiana for children vaccination rates, and area officials plan to continue that progress.

February 26, 2015

 

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Pence Lobbies Against HPV Vaccinations

The proposed House bill set a goal for the state to have 80 percent of 13 -15 year olds vaccinated against HPV by 2020.

February 7, 2014

 

Two HPV vaccines are currently available - Gardasil and Cervarix.

HPV Vaccination Rates Still Low Years After FDA Approval

The FDA approved the HPV vaccine seven years ago, but Indiana's vaccination rate still lags behind other states.

January 11, 2013

 

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Indiana Requires Another Chickenpox Vaccine After Outbreak

The Indiana State Department of Health will require all schoolchildren to get two chickenpox vaccinations.

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