Vaccines Archives

Get your shot

December 17, 2020

A flu vaccine is more important than ever Wisconsin’s flu season may already have started, but that does not mean it is too late to get a flu vaccine. While health care professionals recommend getting an annual flu vaccine, it is critical this season in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Getting the vaccine is one… [Read More]

If there were a vaccine to protect against covid-19, would you get it? (Part 1)

May 14, 2020

By now, it has become abundantly clear that black people have suffered disproportionate mortality due to COVID-19. For example, in Chicago, while blacks made up 42 percent of cases, they were 56 percent of the deaths in a recent analysis. In my city of Washington DC, blacks were most recently about 50 percent of COVID-19… [Read More]

Common vaccines and who should not get vaccinated (full list)

April 30, 2020

Let’s be real, most of us remember getting a shot for chickenpox, measles or something like that when we were younger. It was usually told to us that the shot would prevent us from getting the disease and it was better for our overall health. But as we’ve grown older, and learned more about vaccines… [Read More]

Get vaccinated. It could save your life

August 16, 2018

You may not know that you need vaccines throughout your lifetime. Vaccines are very important to your health. Here are a few reasons why you should get vaccinated. You may be at risk for serious diseases. Each year, thousands of people in the United States get sick from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines…. [Read More]

A parent’s job: Keeping kids healthy, happy and safe

January 10, 2013

By Dr. Culhane, Chief Medical Officer of Molina Healthcare Today’s parents hold different philosophies on topics from discipline to education, but all parents can agree that they want to do everything possible to keep their children healthy, happy and safe. Though these are broad goals, there are very specific things that parents can do to… [Read More]