Tag Archives: Immunization

The Community Guide – a great resource for Preventive Health Measures

 The Community Guide covers a variety of health topics including Asthma and Diabetes along with Immunizations.

 The Community Guide:              The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide)

The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions:

  • Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective?
  • Are there effective interventions that are right for my community?
  • What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment?

The web page focused on Immunizations is found at:  http://www.thecommunityguide.org/vaccines/index.html

This page specifically talks about Immunization Registries:  http://www.thecommunityguide.org/vaccines/imminfosystems.html

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About the Polk County Immunization Coalition

Please check our blog site for the latest updates and information about immunizations in Polk County.

Let us tell you about the Mission of the Polk County Immunization Coalition (PCIC):  The PCIC exists to reduce the spread of vaccine preventable disease in Polk County through immunization education, advocacy, promotion, and countywide collaborative partnerships. For more information please go to our About page.