Blog Posts By: Sharon Engelman, RN, BSN

There’s One Crucial School Item that Won’t Fit in Your Child’s Backpack

August 7, 2014

While driving across the country on vacation this summer I saw a billboard with the message, “Vaccine Preventable Diseases are Just a Plane Ride Away.” As a public health nurse I was excited to see the billboard, but at the same time I wondered if the message shouldn’t be, “Vaccine Preventable Diseases Are in OUR […]


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