August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), an annual observance to highlight the importance of disease prevention through vaccination across the lifespan. Special thanks to Meaghan for sharing her story about the importance of getting vaccinated to help protect those who cannot.
Coronavirus has made face masks a popular conversation topic: How do face masks work? How do you make a face mask? When should you wear it? How should you clean it?
As the current pandemic continues to spread in the US, social distancing to help #StopTheSpread of COVID-19 has become a key topic of discussion. Read recent news of interest from the world of infectious diseases, with a focus on COVID-19…
To raise awareness about the importance of annual flu vaccination, NFID participated in two recent Twitter chats to share valuable resources about flu prevention and treatment. Read more to view highlights of the chats…
On January 21, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first US case of a new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Washington state, and the World Health Organization (WHO) convened an Emergency Committee to determine whether the outbreak should be declared an international public health emergency. Here’s what you need to know…
It’s not too late to vaccinate—a strong flu vaccine recommendation from a healthcare professional makes a difference
The goal is to help people recognize that antibiotic resistance is not “someone else’s problem,” and to educate them about what they can do today to help prevent it
Annual flu vaccination is the best way to protect patients with diabetes from flu and serious long-term complications
Share these Halloween sample social posts to encourage everyone to stay up-to-date with all recommended vaccines
Read recent vaccine-related news of interest from the world of infectious diseases
US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex M. Azar II led by example at the 2019 NFID Annual Influenza/Pneumococcal Disease News Conference in Washington, DC to urge everyone age 6 months and older to get vaccinated against flu each year
As part of an annual campaign to increase awareness about the importance of influenza (flu) prevention, NFID kicked off its 2019-2020 flu season awareness activities at the 8th Annual Flu Awareness Night at Nationals Park