Cooper: July Is Adolescent Immunization Awareness Month
Last updated 7/12/2021 at 9:47am
Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed July Adolescent Immunization Awareness Month to highlight the importance of immunizations for North Carolina’s preteens and teens.
As teachers, parents and students are preparing for the start of the 2021-22 school year, public health officials remind parents and guardians to ensure their teens and preteens are current on all their vaccinations and encourage health care providers to take steps to ensure their young patients are up to date.
Over the past year, well child health care visits have decreased in some cases due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic....