Many people don't know their immunization status. The Kane County Health Department recommends that residents contact their primary care physician for a copy of their record to make sure they are up-to-date. Vaccines help prevent infectious diseases and save lives. Vaccines are responsible for the control of many infectious diseases that were once common in this country, including polio, measles, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough, rubella (German measles), mumps, tetanus, and the flu.Adults might be in need of a booster shot for certain vaccines given to them in early childhood.For more information about immunizations, visit the Kane County Health Department website at KaneHealth.com/Pages/Immunizations.aspx.Vaccine-preventable diseases have a costly impact, resulting in doctor's visits, hospitalizations, and premature deaths. Sick children can also cause parents to lose time from work.For eligibility, appointments, and referrals, please call (630) 264-7665 or (866) BEEWIZE … [Read more...] about Do you have your immunization record?
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NURSES still have to stand when a doctor enters the room at some hospitals, Matt Hancock claims. The Health Secretary called for the “antiquated” practice to end, adding: “If anything, it should be the doctors standing up for nurses.” But his comments sparked a backlash with GP Elisabeth Flett saying: “Very much doubt the nurses are sitting down anyway. Pete Deveson, a doctor from Surrey, tweeted: “Don’t want to say Matt Hancock is *lying* here, but I’ve been an NHS doctor for 19 years and this has literally never happened.” Mr Hancock was speaking at the Chief Nursing Officer for England’s summit in Birmingham. DYING WISH Student mum's heartbreaking bucket list - including sex under the stars TOUGH POP Dr Pimple Popper squeezes giant lump that looks like 'sausage roll' on man's arm LISTEN UP! Man develops killer BRAIN infection after using cotton buds to clean his ears TAX ON TEETH NHS dental charges rise on April 1 pushing … [Read more...] about Health Secretary calls for end of nurses standing when doctors enter room