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Development, Inc.
2301 Cove Avenue
La Grande, OR 97850

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Union County Immunization Coalition

What is the Union County Immunization Coalition
We are a promotion awareness group made up of government leaders, businesses, and education and health care providers. Our goal is to promote awareness of immunizations in Union County. If you’re interested in more information please contact us at 541-962-8866 or e-mail vaccineinfo@chdinc.org.

The Value of Immunizations
Immunizations have eliminated many of the most devastating diseases of childhood and adolescence.  In countries where vaccines are given routinely, such as the United States, these potentially deadly diseases had been virtually eliminated.   However, there are diseases we thought were gone, that are coming back, as some children remain under-immunized.

When parents stop getting their children immunized outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, such as measles and whooping cough occur. The recent resurgence of whooping cough is an example of what happens when vaccination rates go down.

Immunizations Schedules and Recommendations
For complete information on immunizations schedules and recommendations for children, adolescents and adults, visit the CDC. You can also learn more about Oregon requirements for school and childcare.

More Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Immunizations website

2008 Vaccine Survey Results & Statistics

Union County Immunization Coalition in the News
Boost Union County’s immunization rates (La Grande Observer, 08/13/2008)
Disease Prevention - Coalition Strives to Boost Immunization rate (La Grande Observer, 08/01/2008)
Effort launched to get more toddlers vaccinated  (La Grande Observer, 06/17/2008)

Immunization Related Links
Vaccinate Your Baby
Every Child By Two
Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases
Vaccine Information
State of Oregon Immunization Program
Disease Surveillance

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In order to receive government funding, the Center for Human Development, Inc. (CHD) is required by state and county policies  to charge for services it provides to the public.  However no one will be denied clinical services because of an inability to pay.  CHD does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, national origin, family status, age or disability.  For further information on this policy contact Human Relations, 541-962-8811 or TTY 1-800-735-2900 or 711.

The Center for Human Development, Inc. is a Tobacco-Free Zone.  Oregon law prohibits the use of all tobacco products in CHD buildings and on CHD property. 
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