Adults should also check on immunizations

August 6, 2010 8:32:15 PM PDT
As children get their back-to-school immunizations, Illinois health officials are reminding adults to make sure their shots are up to date, too. Illinois Department of Public Health Director Damon Arnold said many adults are unaware that they should get tetanus and diphtheria booster shots every 10 years. He recommends adults check their health records to see when they were last immunized..

For information on when to update immunizations, visit www.idph.state.il.us/about/shots.htm


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