School Health staff member Sasha Wright smiles with a young patient
after administering TDaP vaccine.
DOH-Leon's School Health Division hosted a three day back-to-school immunization clinic offering TDaP shots for students entering 7th grade. Parents pre-registered for appointments and were able to get their children in for shots quickly, so they can start the school year off fully protected and feeling good. More than 30 children received immunizations.
DOH-Clay WIC staff
DOH-Clay’s WIC Program celebrated World Breastfeeding Week by hosting a community baby shower in Fleming Island, FL. This year’s theme is based on lactation support that is built on racial equity, cultural empowerment and community engagement. In addition to being a traditional means of providing nutrition, breastfeeding is an important tool to address food insecurity, poverty to improve the lifelong health and well-being of women and their children. During the event, visitors were able to meet with local vendors and learn more about the services that are provided to the public. There were more than fifty50 attendees at the event with more than ten vendors available to provide education on safe sleep, breastfeeding and car seat safety.There were more than 50 attendees at the event.