Harford County Health Department Has Appointments For School-Aged Children To Get Vaccinations Before School StartsThe health department is offering the Varicella and MMR vaccine for Kindergartners and Tdap and Meningitis for 7th graders.
Flu, Pneumonia Shots May Lower Risk For Alzheimer's, Studies FindNot only does getting a shot reduce your chances of coming down with a nasty infection, but getting vaccinated may also reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease in the future, according to two separate abstracts presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Monday.
Maryland Department Of Health Awarded $250K Grant To Address Decrease In Child Vaccinations During COVID-19 PandemicMaryland's health department has been awarded funds to focus on addressing a "steep decline" in childhood vaccination rates statewide due to the coronavirus pandemic.
More Evidence US Childhood Vaccinations Are Dropping Amid Coronavirus PandemicThe number of childhood vaccines administered in Michigan has dropped by as much as 22% amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report released Monday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Richer Countries Have Less Faith In Vaccines, Study FindsGlobally, about 8 in 10 people (79%) agreed that vaccines are safe, and 9 in 10 worldwide say their children have been vaccinated, but Wellcome said there were pockets where trust in vaccines was of concern.
Jessica Biel Says She's Not Against Vaccinations, Clarifies Previous CommentsActress Jessica Biel is speaking out about her meetings with California lawmakers and anti-vaccination advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to discuss a controversial vaccine bill.
First Confirmed Md. Measles Case Has Pikesville Parents Talking VaccinesMaryland's first confirmed case this year has some Marylanders talking about vaccines.
New Denmark Study Debunks The Theory Of Vaccinations And Link To AutismA new Denmark study shows that the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine do not increase the risk of autism.
Flu Shot Will Not Cause Pregnant Woman To Miscarry, Study SaysNot only is it safe to get a vaccine during pregnancy, it's necessary, added lead investigator James Donahue, a senior epidemiologist at Marshfield. CDC guidelines stress the importance of a flu vaccination during pregnancy.
Mom Jailed For Not Vaccinating 9-Year-Old SonA woman has been ordered to jail for seven days for failing to have her 9-year-old son vaccinated.
Baltimore Vaccination Deadline: Thousands of Students Could Be Barred From ClassroomToday is the deadline for Baltimore City school students to meet vaccinations requirements or they will be barred from the classroom.
Baltimore County Investigating Possible Measles CaseThe Baltimore County Department of Health is investigating a possibly isolated case of measles.
Health Dept. Expands Screening For Tuberculosis At Catonsville HighEleven more people are being asked to get screened for tuberculosis within a Baltimore County high school community.
414 Md. Students Barred Over Missing VaccinationsMore than 400 students in Prince George's County are barred from returning to school Wednesday because they haven't gotten their vaccinations.
School Year About To Start; Have Your Kids Gotten Their Vaccines?Summer is winding down and that means school is just around the corner. With a new school year comes new health rules.