Immunizations Helps Kids Avoid Preventable Diseases

August 26, 2020

Joe D Staff

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Even though most children in South Florida are going back to school virtually, experts say it's vital to stay up to date on immunizations to help avoid preventable diseases like Chickenpox (Varicella), Measles and Hepatitis A.

In the video below, Carolina Kaack, ARNP, shares tips about how to prepare and what vaccination services are available in our community, like the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Mobile Health Center. Stay tuned for more back-to-school information from our experts.

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