Archive for June, 2009

Clarification on HIB booster post

We need to post a clarification regarding the HIB booster for toddlers. Kids who are 12-15 months will be getting their HIB booster at their upcoming well child visits, which is the regular vaccination schedule prior to the shortage. Any child between 15-60 months old who has not received his final booster shot, can get […]

Attention toddlers: HIB booster shot is back!

The Centers for Disease Control announced today that medical providers can now resume giving the much needed HIB booster shot to toddlers. HIB stands for Haemophilus Influenzae B. It's a bacterial infection that can cause meningitis and serious throat swelling (epiglottitis) among other things. There has been a nationwide shortage of this vaccine for quite […]