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County health departments providing shots

By Associated Press | Published 11 Apr 2013 01:10pm | comments
 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Local county health departments in Mississippi are offering free routine immunizations from April 22-26 to infants and children 18 and younger.
 
   The Mississippi State Department of Health is offering the service in recognition of National Infant Immunization Week.
 
   State Epidemiologist Dr. Thomas Dobbs says vaccine-preventable illnesses such as polio, pertussis, and measles remain ever-present threats, and immunization is the best protection to offer against the deadly diseases.
 
   The health department advises residents to call their local health department and check availability before arriving at the clinic.
 

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