Immunizations 101

Immunizations 101
for Refugee and Immigrant Communities
Make your community healthier by learning the basics of immunizations and
available resources!
Healthcare Workers, Social Workers, and Community Leaders
Monday, March 23, 2015, 1 pm – 3 pm
Independence Library
18 S. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
This event is FREE and open to the public!
Philadelphia’s Immunization Program will provide an overview of
vaccines and answer YOUR questions!
You will learn:
 Why are refugee and immigrant communities at risk for vaccinepreventable diseases?
 What diseases do vaccines prevent? Are vaccines safe?
 What vaccines do children and adults need?
 What resources are available in Philadelphia to help refugees and
immigrants receive recommended vaccines?
NOTE: Individuals who participate
in at least four monthly “Public Health 101” sessions
will be eligible to receive a Public Health Outreach Kit.
Questions? Contact Sarah Levin-Lederer at
[email protected] or 215-567-2163
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