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September 19, 2018

County Recognizes Infant Immunization Week


Infant Immunization Week

Infant Immunization Week

OSWEGO – The Oswego County Legislature’s Health Committee presented a proclamation to members of the Oswego County Health Department’s nursing staff in recognition of National Infant Immunization Week  scheduled for April 22 to 29.

The annual recognition raises awareness about the importance of vaccinating children early in life.

According to the childhood immunization schedule in order to provide them with the best possible protection against more than a dozen serious diseases.

Pictured from left are Committee Vice Chairman James Karasek, District 22; Frank Castiglia Jr., District 25; Oswego County Health Department Immunization Coordinator Deb McCarthy; Oswego County Public Health Director Jiancheng Huang; Oswego County Health Department Director of Patient Services Judy Lester; Oswego County Health Department Supervising Public Health Nurse for Preventive Service Jodi Martin; Committee Chairman John Proud, District 7; Margaret Kastler, District 1; Heather DelConte, District 18; Morris Sorbello, District 23 and Terry Wilbur, District 21.

The Oswego County Health Department holds immunization clinics from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic on Bunner Street in Oswego and by appointment on the third Tuesday of the month at the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse on Broad Street in Pulaski from 9 to 11 a.m.

For more information, visit www.oswegocounty.com/health or call the health department at 315-349-3547.

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