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Guam immunization program recognized with three awards

Posted: Jun 08, 2018 6:04 PM Updated:

Guam's Department of Public Health Immunization Program receives three national awards.

The awards were across three age groups:

  • Most Improved Coverage Among Children Award (19-35 months old for each of nine vaccinations) from 2013 to 2016
  • Healthy People 2020 Immunization Coverage Award Adolescents Aged 13-17 Years (for four vaccinations), 2016
  • Most Improved Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage Among Adults Award (Aged 65 years and older), 2013 to 2016

The awards were presented at the 48th annual Immunization Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Immunization Program looks forward to continued partnerships to increase awareness, promote immunization across the life span, and protect the health of our residents.

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