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Transcript of Vaccinations
the flu and whooping cough, require adult vaccination. example: pregnant woman should be vaccinated during 27 to 36 weeks of gestation, or adult needing various strains of flu shot annually
some vaccines are only for older individuals, for example the Shingles Vaccination
Infants (Birth-18 years)
History of Vaccinations
History of Vaccinations
- Diseases such as Smallpox and Measles became pandemic.
- Variolation was used in 1721. Variolation was a practice that was able to protect people from smallpox, however it sometimes caused death.
- Inoculation was the next attempt
at preventing the spread of
smallpox in 1759.
- In 1800, Benjamin Waterhouse performed the first vaccinations in the US on his own children.
- In 1820, there was a noticeable decrease of diseases in the US.
- In 1855, Massachusetts passed the first law mandating vaccination for schoolchildren.
- Since these times, vaccinations have improved greatly.
Thursday, December 4 , 2014
Vol XCIII, No. 311
Who should get vaccinated?
Vaccination Education is Important!
Infants, Children, & Teens (birth to age 18)
College & Young Adults (age 19 to 24)
Adults (age 19 and older)
Seniors (age 65 and older)
Vaccination education can disclose the following 3 factors that are relevant to the best outcomes for yourself and those you care for:
1. The Benefits: becoming vaccinated for a disease allows your immune system to resist the disease. Secondly, you will not have to suffer the symptoms of the disease. Thirdly, you will not risk dealing with the many complications of the disease, such as long term affects or possibly death.
2.The Risks: can be mild side effects, such as redness or swelling, which go away in a day or two. In rare cases, one might have an allergic reaction. Trained medical staff can deal with these issues.
3. The Alternatives: depending on medical recommendations to wait due to pregnancy, or other severe health conditions. It is always recommended to avoid delaying vaccinations.
Hepatitis B (HepB) vaccine
Diphtheria, tetanus, & acellular pertussis (DTaP)
Tetanus, diphtheria, & acellular pertussis (Tdap)
Haemophilus influenzaetype (Hib)
Pneumococcal conjugate (PCV13)
Pneumococcal polysaccharide (PPSV23)
Inactivated poliovirus (IPV)
Influenza (IIV; LAIV)
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)
Hepatitis A (HepA)
College and Young Adults
Meningococcal conjugate vaccine
Seasonal flu vaccine
Tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Td/Tdap) vaccination
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccination
Pneumococcal conjugate (PCV13) vaccination
Pneumococcal polysaccharide (PPSV23) vaccination
Revaccination with PPSV23
Hepatitis A and B vaccination
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccination
Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Hepatitis A & B
Hepatitis A & B
- Benjamin Franklin suggested
that all people should inoculate
- In 1796, Edward Jenner used
Cowpox to protect people from
Smallpox. This idea became very
popular very quickly.
- In 1800, Benjamin Waterhouse
performed the first vaccinations in
the US on his own children.
I have chosen to be my best advocate, are you in?
Where can you get your vaccinations?
Private doctor' office
Public/Free community clinics
Schools, Universities, Pharmacies, Religious Organizations
Affordable Care Act: providing insurance for services
National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is a national observance that was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination.
NIVW is December 7-13, 2014.
Helping our society become informed and protect against unnecessary disease...
Come ONE and Come ALL: Day at the park to help encourage community HEALTH
for free information on VACCINES, vouchers for free VACCINES
Event: Decemeber 7, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Yucaipa Regional Park
Our community goal is to address concerns, give out important information on the dangers of not having immunizations on time, and provide vouchers for anyone interested in getting free immunizations.
If you are not vaccinated, you must know that you are putting yourself and those around you at risk for disease.
Guest speaker will be announcing "Free" prizes.
Prizes will be given out every hour.
Why People do not get Vaccinated?
Information on adult vaccinations:
DID YOU KNOW ADULTS SHOULD BE CONCERNED ABOUT VACCINATIONS AS WELL???
new vaccinations for adults, such as HPV
you may have missed some childhood vaccinations
you have multiple sex partners
you have a compromised immune system
when you travel, or attend adult schools, examples: college or universities
Why Should People Get Vaccinated?
50,000 people die annually from vaccine preventable disease
Provide lifetime of protection against many diseases and infections.
- Child is born with medical condition where the immune system is compromised with vaccinations
- the body is sacred and certain chemical should not enter the body. The body should be healed by God, gods, or by natural means.
Personal and Philosophical views
- the number one reason why individuals do not get vaccinated.
Government interference with personal choice
Concerns with efficacy and safety of vaccines
Average 4-5 days missed of work/school due to illnesses (Influenza)
Over $10 billion in indirect and direct costs
Karina Abraham, Devanie Anderson, Yvonne Delgado, Merri Elliott, Jennifer Murray, Jocelyn Reyes
Most Common Misconceptions
Diseases had disappeared before vaccinations due to better hygiene and sanitation- State Regulations
Vaccines do not give immunizations- they do not work and most diseases occur after vaccinations
Some vaccines have had adverse effects, more serious health conditions, and even deaths. DTap causes Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
The U.S has eliminated vaccine preventable diseases, therefore, my child does not need to get vaccinated
A child that gets vaccinated multiple times for multiple reason is at higher risk of harmful side effects and the immune system can be affected
Lack of Resources or Vaccine Shortages is not a reason why people do not get vaccinated in the U.S