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Kansas City, MO: Mid America Immunization Coalition will hold a quarterly membership meeting:  Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015 Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Location:   Rockhurst University Community Center 5401 Troost Avenue Kansas City, MO 64110   Kansas City, MO: We are in the midst of what has become a national controversy: to vaccinate or not […]

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WHY SHOULD I BE CONCERNED ABOUT MEASLES? We are in the midst of what has become a national controversy: to vaccinate or not to vaccinate for the measles. Scientifically, there is no controversy. Vaccines work! The measles vaccine is very safe, very effective and very necessary.  Measles is a highly contagious, acute and potentially deadly […]

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  Despite the existence of compelling research and statistics about the importance of safe sleep in reducing our nation’s high rate of infant mortality, the number of babies who die in adult beds and other unsafe sleep environments is on the rise. In fact, of the more than 4,500 sudden, unexpected infant deaths (SUIDs) each […]

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A Community Discussion: Bullying & Victimization During Adolescence A joint Quarterly Meeting of Mother & Child Health Coalition, Safe Kids Metro KC and the Kansas City Youth Collaborative Friday, January 23, 2015 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Overland Park Marriott 10800 Metcalf Ave. Overland Park, KS 66210 Click here to REGISTER ONLINE The statistics are staggering. More […]

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Holiday Safety

admin News December 2, 2014

A bow that shoots illuminated arrows its manufacturer says can fly up to 145 feet, and the “Catapencil” — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher at its erasure end — are among an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday.

World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H., a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group, issued the “10 Worst Toys” list over possible hazards as the holiday shopping season gets underway.

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Bee Wise – Immunize!

admin News November 19, 2014

MAIC and Walgreens Pharmacies have provided almost 1,000 free flu shots so far! (GOAL: 3,000) Bee Wise – Immunize! Click HERE for a list of local health departments offering immunizations. Our partners are offering free flu shots, too: OTHER LOCAL FREE FLU SHOT CLINICS

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MCHC works with more than 200 community partners to promote wellness and advocate excellence in health care for area mothers and children. We also help to nurture and enhance the knowledge and capacity of the healthcare community so it can better serve the needs of mothers, children and families. We are the only bi-state organization […]

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