Visit the Norwalk Health Department during the National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) next week to get valuable information about vaccines for children. On Monday, April 23 and Friday, April 27, from 1
NIIW is an annual observatory to highlight the importance of protecting children from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of vaccination programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities.
The Health Department offers several common vaccines for children, adults and travelers. In addition to vaccinations against diseases such as measles, polio and chickenpox, the Ministry of Health also offers free pertussis vaccinations for infants. If you are between 11 and 64 years of age and are a family member or caregiver of a baby under 12 months of age, the Ministry of Health may provide you with a free pertussis vaccine. In addition, the Department of Health participates in the Connecticut Vaccine Program (CVP), which provides licensed children's vaccines free of charge.
For more information about the Ministry of Health's vaccinations or immunizations, please visit the Department of Health on April 23 or 27. Call (203) 854-7776, or visit Norwalkhealth.com
About the Norwalk Department of Health: Under the direction of the mayor, and under the valuable guidance of its six-member health department, the Norwalk Health Department offers a variety of services and programs to fulfill its mission: to prevent and control the spread of disease, promote a healthy environment, and improve the quality of life to protect the changing community. The Ministry of Health was accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) in June 2014, demonstrating that it meets or exceeds national health standards and is committed to continuously improving the quality of services it provides. For more information, visit norwalkhealth.com.