Navigation Links
Anthem Blue Cross Kicks Off Statewide Series Of Free Whooping Cough Vaccine Clinics In Watts On Saturday
Date:9/2/2011

n (ages 4-6) and a tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) booster by age 12.

State law was changed recently, and students entering 7th through 12th grades are now required to show proof that they have received a Tdap booster. Failure to show proof after a 30 day grace period will preclude the student from attending school. The end of the grace period for most schools falls in the last two weeks of September.

For a child to receive the vaccine, a parent or guardian must be present to complete consent forms.

Anthem Blue Cross sponsored clinics will be located in communities that traditionally lack easy access to health care.  Anthem Blue Cross is working to add additional clinics through the end of September to provide more vaccinations. Those locations will be announced in the near future.

In 2010, Anthem Blue Cross, in conjunction with the WellPoint Foundation and its associates, contributed more than $3.5 million in California causes via donations, grants and other activities to improve the health and lives of Californians. Notable donations include $375,000 to the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness to fight childhood obesity and $225,000 to the March of Dimes to enhance prenatal care.

About Anthem Blue Cross

Anthem Blue Cross is the trade name of Blue Cross of California.  Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Association. ® ANTHEM is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc.  The Blue Cross names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross Association. Also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/healthjoinin, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HealthJoinIn, or visit our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/healthjoinin.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Anthem Blue Cross
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Anthem Blue Cross Takes BMI Training Virtual with New Online Capability
2. Anthem Healthcare Intelligence Teams with Oracle to Offer Healthcare Analytic Applications
3. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Introduces Cost Disclosure Tool Throughout Colorado
4. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Colorado Urges Seniors to Get Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines
5. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada Urges Seniors to Get Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines
6. Anthem Blue Cross Offers Tips for Preventing a Costly Fall
7. Phase III Clinical Trial in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Stopped Early Due to Highly Significant Efficacy Advantage of VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapy Across All Endpoints
8. Cantel Medical Corp.s Crosstex Subsidiary Addresses School MRSA Concerns With SaniTyze(TM) Brand Hand Sanitizer and Sanitex(R) Surface Disinfecting Line of Products
9. YouthAIDS, Levis and BETs Rap It-Up Campaign Kick Off 2007 Kick Me Campaign to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness at High Schools, Colleges and Universities Across the Country
10. Genomic Health Announces Identification of Genes Associated With Colon Cancer Recurrence Across Multiple Studies
11. Cardium and Tissue Repair Companys Excellarate Candidate for Healing Diabetic Wounds Gains Media Focus in Multiple Regions Across U.S.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. , Jan. 15, 2014  Celsion Corporation (the ... it has received commitments from institutional investors to purchase ... common stock in an at-the-market registered direct offering, led ... Company entered into definitive purchase agreements with these investors ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... January 15, 2014 Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: ... of Fair Trading (OFT) approval condition to the announced tender offer ...   As a result of the waiver, the transaction ... complete the tender offer on January 24, 2014 following the currently ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , January 15, 2014 BreedIT Corp ... exclusive worldwide distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions for ... 7, 2014, the Company,s board of directors appointed chemistry ... as its new member of the board. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 3
... Data Provides Ophthalmologists Critical Insight on Novel Beta ... Radiation Epiretinal Therapy, ... a one-year feasibility study of the company,s novel beta,radiation epiretinal therapy ... Annual Meeting of the American Academy of,Ophthalmology in New Orleans, Louisiana. ...
... American College of Rheumatology Annual Congress -, ... BMY ) today announced the results of three ... showed ORENCIA(R) (abatacept) improved daily,activity participation, such as ... sleep quality in adult rheumatoid arthritis,(RA) patients who ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NeoVista, Inc. Presents New Data on Its Novel Wet AMD Therapy at AAO 2NeoVista, Inc. Presents New Data on Its Novel Wet AMD Therapy at AAO 3Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept) 2Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept) 3Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept) 4Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept) 5Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept) 6Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept) 7Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept) 8Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept) 9
(Date:7/9/2014)... OH, July 10, 2014 -- The World Health Organization ... minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) each ... of their MVPA during school hours. Therefore, it ... hours would increase MVPA. In a new study ... , researchers confirmed that time spent outdoors after school ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... TORONTO, July 10, 2014 For the first time, ... urban Aboriginal population in Canada uses health care. A ... database to clearly demonstrate the unique challenges faced by ... at St. Michael,s Hospital. , The findings, published ... between urban First Nations individuals and the general population. ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of ... have received an $8 million grant from the National ... light therapy (PDT) in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma, ... manifests itself in the lining of the lungs and ... grant will fund a clinical trial and additional studies ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... A network of signals active in almost all types ... into overdrive, and may help fuel a tumour,s uncontrolled ... of Cancer Research, London, identified a molecular trigger responsible ... the cellular factory that makes the building blocks ... in the TOR signalling pathway, called SREBP, controls the ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... Studying the most common type of lung cancer, researchers ... a role in forming tumors. The new knowledge may ... these genetic changes already are available or are in ... , investigators from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), including ... Louis, Harvard Medical School and other institutions, studied tumors ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Go play outside! Outdoor time promotes physical activity in youth 2Health News:Urban Aboriginal people face unique health challenges 2Health News:Penn mesothelioma program receives $8 million NCI grant 2Health News:Signal may send cancer's cellular factories into overdrive 2Health News:Lung cancer study hints at new treatments 2
... Reporter , MONDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) -- The battle of ... players in the fight to reduce waistlines, two new studies report. ... told by their doctors that they are overweight or obese, they ... likely to want to lose weight and to try to lose ...
... State University School of Medicine physician-researcher has developed a ... The treatment is based on a naturally occurring human ... cells into killing themselves. The unique concept, patented ... cells that are resistant to routine treatments such as ...
... Feb. 28, 2011 Los Angeles Biomedical Research ... Inc., a Japanese biotechnology firm, have entered into a ... in regenerative medicine, "Cell Sheet Engineering," LA BioMed President ... "LA BioMed is working to accelerate the pace of ...
... , A new University of Colorado Boulder study indicates ... in helping to treat people with mild traumatic brain ... U.S. war veterans returning home. The study involved ... are used to stimulate particular points on a person,s ...
... (BUSM) have found that patients with node negative T3 ... surgery had more than three times the survival rate ... appear on-line in the Journal of Thoracic and ... total of 110 patients who underwent surgical resection for ...
... brain imaging study at the U.S. Department of Energy,s (DOE) ... subjects and those who compulsively overeat, or binge: In binge ... smell of favorite foods triggers a spike in dopamine - ... - published online on February 24, 2011, in the journal ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Doctors Can Influence Patients to Lose Weight: Studies 2Health News:Doctors Can Influence Patients to Lose Weight: Studies 3Health News:WSU researcher creates patented personalized therapy that causes cancer cells to kill themselves 2Health News:WSU researcher creates patented personalized therapy that causes cancer cells to kill themselves 3Health News:WSU researcher creates patented personalized therapy that causes cancer cells to kill themselves 4Health News:LA BioMed and CellSeed to launch joint research project on regenerative medicine technology 2Health News:U. of Colorado study shows acupressure effective in helping to treat traumatic brain injury 2Health News:U. of Colorado study shows acupressure effective in helping to treat traumatic brain injury 3Health News:U. of Colorado study shows acupressure effective in helping to treat traumatic brain injury 4Health News:Binge eaters' dopamine levels spike at sight, smell of food 2Health News:Binge eaters' dopamine levels spike at sight, smell of food 3
... a single use rapid test, for the detection ... whole blood (venipuncture). Uni-Gold Recombigen HIV is intended ... an aid in diagnosis of infection with HIV-1. ... multi-test algorithms designed for the statistical validation of ...
... HIV-1 Oral Specimen Collection Device is a safe, ... antibodies. Testing with the OraSure HIV-1 Oral Specimen ... has been shown to be more than 99% ... cotton fiber pad attached to a nylon stick ...
The Becton™ Colles Fracture Plate has proven clinical outcomes and has excellent patient acceptance compared to external fixation. It provides a cost effective treatment option through a simple...
... Angle CHS System takes the time proven ... , ,The VHS® Supracondylar Cable Plate is ... distal femur fractures including periprosthetic fractures. The ... variable angle of the barrel and the ...
Medicine Products: