Monday, July 28, 2014

Immunizations Lessons at the Public Library

AUGUSTA, GA (PR) – The first in a series of monthly Lunch & Learn programs sponsored by Healthy Augusta will address the importance of immunizations for children and adults.

Susan Edmunds, the Child Health and Immunization Coordinator for the East Central Public Health District, will discuss the importance of being vaccinated against preventable diseases, what’s required for child care centers, schools, and colleges, as well as what immunizations are recommended for all ages.

The free program is planned for noon, Monday, Aug. 4, at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, 823 Telfair St. Lunch will be provided for the first 30 people.

Healthy Augusta is a partnership between community organizations and the Georgia Regents University Institute of Public and Preventive Health aimed at improving public health by increasing opportunities for people to engage in healthy lifestyle practices.

For more information about the monthly Lunch & Learn programs or to register, call Glynis Key at 706-721-1758.

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