Updating Your Child’s Vaccinations

(CNN) — Reading, writing and arithmetic are all important. But when it comes to a student’s well-being, public health officials say vaccines are the best way to ward off diseases. So it’s always good to update your child’s immunization records. That’s because as adolescents get older, some of the protection from their childhood shots begin … Continue reading »

Interview: Lane County Tdap Clinics

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Public Health is hosting the first of seven Tdap clinics Wednesday. This comes after four confirmed cases of pertussis reported last week. The illness has a transmission rate much higher than the flu. One case can spark 16 more. Jason Davis with Lane County Public Health was live in the … Continue reading »

Free Vaccination Clinic at LCC

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re looking to skip out on the misery of flu season, KEZI 9 News is here to help. We’re hosting a vaccination clinic Wednesday afternoon. Health and Human Services managers say only 10 percent of Lane County’s population is vaccinated against pertussis, or whooping cough. They say we should be at … Continue reading »