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SDIC Mission Statement
The San Diego Immunization Coalition (SDIC) is a partnership of organizations and individuals committed to preventing disease and improving the health of the community.


FEATURES

Preteen Vaccine Week was Feb 9th - 15th!

How Can You PROTECT Their Health for the Years Ahead? Immunize Them!

February 9-15, 2014 was Preteen Vaccine Week, and the County Health and Human Services Agency encouraged parents to make sure their adolescents are immunized against serious diseases like influenza, pertussis (whooping cough), Human papillomavirus (HPV), and meningitis. Click here to read more!



New 2014 Recommended Immunization Schedules Available!
These easy-to-read schedules show the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention immunization recommendations for people from birth to adulthood. Click on the links below to view and download the schedules

Schedule for 0-6 years and 7-18 years of age.
Schedule for adults 19 years and older.

More information can also be found on the CDC website here.


 

The Parent Forum Webinar, Immunizations: Everything You Wanted to Know but were Afraid to Ask was held November 21, 2013 and is now available to view online.

The webinar addresses the questions and concerns about vaccination which parents of young children (birth to age 5) may have. The webinar presenters were: Mark Sawyer, MD, a leading Pediatric Infectious Disease expert; Eric Courchesne, PhD, a leading expert on Autism and Donald Miller, MD, MPH, FAAP, a respected community Pediatrician.

View this informative webinar and get reliable and accurate information about vaccination
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Click here to view recording of webinar (1 hour, 17 minutes)

 


 

During the combined SDIC/SDIR/Coalition Meeting on October 2, 2013, Catherine Martin presented Coalitions: The Power of Connections and Melissa Thun presented CDC/ACIP Seasonal Influenza Recommendations.

Download or view the presentations below:




INFLUENZA VACCINE CLINICS

In the U.S, flu season typically occurs between December and May of each year. Flu vaccine is recommended annually for everyone 6 months of age and older. Flu vaccine will be given at Public Health Centers and other locations throughout the County during September, October, November, December and later.
Click here to view upcoming and ongoing flu clinics in San Diego County!


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Welcome to Online Appointments!
The County of San Diego is committed to supporting healthy choices by providing immunizations for all ages at South Region Public Health Center.
Click here to check out the Online Appointment System!


Vaccines: The Safest Thing in Medicine
Vaccines are recommended for babies, teens and adults, but have you ever wondered where those recommendations come from?
Click here to view interview with Dr. Mark Sawyer


2013 Flu Season Kick-off Event & Community Flu Vaccine Clinic was held Sept 27th!
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Penn and Teller: Vaccine Truths

View this YouTube video on Vaccine Education. more...