Second Vaccination Open House set for Saturday June 10

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The first Vaccination Open House which was a huge success held last month.

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GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Everything is in place for the Collective Prevention Services (CPS) second Vaccination Open House for this Saturday, June 10. Parents and guardians are reminded to make use of the opportunity to check their child’s vaccination status.

The Open House was held at the Vineyard Office Park in Philipsburg from 9.00am to 4.00pm for children between 0-17 years old.

During the first Open House, 115 young individuals visited the event with their parents/guardians; 15 were between the age 0-3; and 100 were between 4-17 years old.

There will be a presentation at this Open House about Oral Health, Puberty, and Reproductive Health.

Vaccines help your immune system fight more than 20 dangerous diseases.  From the time we’re born, vaccines offer protection to help individuals stay healthy throughout their entire lives.

CPS, a department of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, held its Open House under the banner of the Vaccination Week of the Americas 2017.

Those who need additional information about the Open House can call CPS at 542-2078 or 542-3003.