HEADLINE | Vaccines
Local experts weigh in on what you need to know about vaccines to keep you and your family safe. Explore and connect to resources below.
Edward Engelbride, PhD, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, University at Albany and Elizabeth Lewis, Epidemiologist, Albany County Department of Health on the timeline, impact, and lessons learned from the mumps outbreak at UAlbany in April 2017.
UALBANY OUTBREAK TIMELINE
WHY ARE WE SEEING SO MANY CASES OF MUMPS AND MEASLES?
WHY WE VACCINATE
BEHAVIOR CHANGES TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF DISEASE
LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE SPRING 2017 MUMPS OUTBREAK
WHAT IS AN EPIDEMIOLOGIST?
Times Union | 8 Cases of Mumps Confirmed at UAlbany
Times Union | Captial Region Deals with First Mumps Outbreak in Years
Albany County Department of Health
New York State Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | Mumps
Healthy Children | Immunizations
History of Vaccines
Pediatrician Diane Tenenbaum, MD, FAAP discusses risks associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) and shares what parents need to know about the HPV vaccination.
WHAT IS HPV?
WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW
HPV INFORMATION AND GUIDELINES
QUIZ | How Much Do you Know About Vaccines?
Health Link | Safety and Effectiveness of Vaccines
Health Link | Ovarian and Gynecological Cancers
Health Link | Doctors Discuss Vaccine Controversy
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | HPV
American Cancer Society | HPV
Times Union | Capital Region Doctors Look at Lower Vaccination Rates in Teens
Obstetrician-Gynecologist Ellen Biggers, MD, FACOG shares what women who are pregnant, or are thinking of becoming pregnant, need to know about vaccines and disease prevention.
WHAT CAPITAL REGION WOMEN NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ZIKA
Keeping up to date on immunizations as you age gives you the best shot at long term health. Explore resources and learn more about vaccine recommendations for older adults below.
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