Tag Archives: immunization

Vaccines are like bike helmets

In addition to being a pediatrician, Dr. Sonja Colianni is a mom who loves her children. She recently brought her daughter Elena in for a check-up, which included immunizations. “I vaccinate my children because it is something simple I can … Continue reading

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Flu fighting: take the first shot!

No one likes to bring their child to the clinic for shots, but seeing a child suffer from a preventable illness is something no parent wants to experience, either. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently recommended that children age 6 … Continue reading

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HCMC joins Minnesota Department of Health to promote National Infant Immunization Week

One factor that seems to be affecting immunization rates is that parents today do not have experience with the diseases that vaccines prevent, so they underestimate the consequences of not vaccinating their children… Years ago, before vaccines, parents saw first … Continue reading

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