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Syphilis Is on the Rise in Sacramento
Syphilis is on the rise in Sacramento County. Learn how the HIV/STD Prevention Program can help. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day (April 27th) There are several ways to dispose of expired, wanted, or unused medications. Drug take back programs are the preferred method. The next National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 27, 2019 from 10 am to 2 pm. Find locations and learn more here.MeaslesSeveral states are currently experiencing measles outbreaks resulting from international travels, including California. Measles is a highly contagious disease that starts with fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat followed by a rash that spreads over the body. There can also be serious complications. Vaccination is the best way to protect against the disease.
Get the Flu Shot...Not the FluProtect yourself and help prevent the spread of flu by getting a flu shot. Find a clinic near you with the Health Map Vaccine Finder or by contacting the Sacramento County Immunization Assistance Program (IAP).
Travelers' HealthAre you planning on traveling to another country? Find out what vaccines are recommended and make sure to schedule enough time to get them before traveling. Also, find out what diseases and outbreaks you should be aware of before traveling.
Childhood VaccinesChildren are required by California law to have certain childhood vaccines in order to attend school, day care, and child care. Learn more about these required vaccines at Shots for School or contact the Sacramento County Immunization Assistance Program (IAP) for more information.Childhood Lead Poisoning PreventionLead Q&ABe Healthy Sacramento
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