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Commissioners Declare August as National Immunization Awareness Month

PAINESVILLE, Ohio, August 11, 2022–August is National Immunization Month. The goal of this month is to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages.

“Immunizations are an important factor in keeping everyone safe,” said Commissioner John Hamercheck. “It is a necessity that we raise awareness to increase the number of individuals getting vaccinated.”

National Immunization Month is particularly important in 2022, as the global vaccination rate suffered its largest drop in 30 years.

“Vaccinations remain an important prevention measure in public health, and Lake County General Health District is happy to be able to provide routine immunizations to promote health and protect the health of the public ,” said Dyan Denmeade, Director of Community Health Services. Please click here to read the entire press release.