Last Updated June 02, 2011










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The Denton County Immunization Coalition works to foster immunization through educating the public, childcare providers, and healthcare professionals. Our mission is Protecting adults and children in Denton County by promoting timely immunizations.

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Goal:

Coalition activities and outreach are designed to increase Denton County adult and childhood vaccine rates to 90% or greater for each of the universally recommended vaccinations.

Rationale:

According to Healthy People 2020, "On average, 42,000 deaths per year are prevented among children who receive recommended childhood vaccines."

Values:

  • Promoting access to immunizations, particularly to underserved populations
  • Providing accurate immunization information and education
  • Developing partnerships in Denton County that will help promote and increase immunization rates

 

Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future

....John Fitzgerald Kennedy