Immunization Program Resources

March 24, 2020
Guidance from CDC on maintaining childhood immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
February 18, 2020
The new 2020 Louisiana Immunization Schedule for Children (0-18 years) is now available. Click title above to access.
February 05, 2020
In February 2020, a mumps outbreak was declared involving LSU-Baton Rouge students. The Immunization Program provides information and resources on mumps and mumps prevention. Click the header above to access the mumps information.
December 20, 2019
Resource updated by the Louisiana Immunization Program and the American Academy of Pediatrics - Louisiana Chapter.
August 29, 2019
An updated fact sheet focusing on children and the dangers of flu is now available. The flu poses a serious threat to the health and well-being of children each year. Vaccination is important to prevent flu infection.
August 29, 2019
The updated pneumococcal disease fact sheet is now available. Pneumococcal disease is caused by germs that can infect the lungs, the blood, and the membrane that covers the brain. There are recommended vaccines that will prevent it.
August 29, 2019
A newly updated fact sheet on the flu is now available. Flu is short for “influenza.” The flu is caused by a virus. Everyone 6 months of age and older should be vaccinated for the flu.
August 29, 2019
A newly updated shingles fact sheet in now available from the Louisiana Department of Health's Office of Public Health. Shingles, also called herpes zoster or zoster, is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV).
August 29, 2019
A new fact sheet that details Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV vaccination is now available. About 14 million people, including teens, become infected with HPV yearly. HPV can cause deadly cancers. The HPV vaccination is recommended and will prevent the virus and cancer.
August 29, 2019
A newly updated fact sheet on the flu is now available. Flu is short for “influenza.” The flu is caused by a virus. Everyone 6 months of age and older should be vaccinated for the flu.
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