When the COVID-19 national emergency was declared in March 2020, many families dutifully followed stay-at-home orders. However, this led to a near immediate and notable decrease in routine childhood vaccinations, per the CDC. Two years later, the 2022 National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is focusing on ensuring families get back on track (and stay on track) with their children’s well-child checkups and recommended vaccinations.
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Last updated on April 19, 2022

Your local environment has a significant impact on your health. Air pollution, water quality, safe neighborhoods, and access to healthcare are all important components of a community’s overall health and safety levels. Even small individual actions, like correctly disposing of unused/unwanted medications and used sharps, contribute to the community by preventing water contamination, drug diversion, and injuries/spread of disease from discarded needles.
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