Imperial County Public Health Department updates healthcare professionals on immunizations

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The 2013 Bi-national Immunization Update highlights current and past immunization issues of populations in California and Baja California

In celebration of National Infant Immunization Week (April 20-27) and Toddler Immunization Month (May), the Imperial County Public Health Department Infectious Disease Prevention Program will be hosting the 2013 Bi-national Immunization Update.  The evening workshop will highlight current and past immunization issues of populations in California and Baja California. Workshop speakers will cover the most recent and important developments in the rapidly changing field of immunization.

                               

WHO:  

Stephen Munday, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.

County Health Officer

Imperial County Public Health Department

 

Dr. Roberto Isaac Lozoya del Castillo

Program Director

Infant and Adolescent Health

Secretaria de Salud

Mexicali, Baja California, México

 

Colleen Mallen

Senior Field Representative

California Department of Public Health

 

Nick Springer,

Motivational Speaker-Meningitis Survivor

 

WHEN:  

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013  6:00 p.m.

                               

WHERE: 

Barcelona Event Center

330 Wake Ave.

El Centro, CA 92243

 

WHY:  

The Immunization Update will provide an opportunity for attendees such as, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physician’s Assistants, Nurses and school healthcare staff to become familiarized with the most current and vital information related to immunizations, highlighting the positive impact of immunizing against vaccine-preventable diseases. 

 

CONTACT:      

Denise Andrade, Infectious Disease Prevention Program Supervisor

 760-482-4906               deniseandrade@co.imperial.ca.us