Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

August proclaimed Immunization Awareness Month

Series: COVID-19 | Story 19

August 13, 2020

ImmunizeTN recently announced that Gov. Bill Lee has declared August as Immunization Awareness Month in Tennessee.

As a result of COVID-19, many children are not seeing their healthcare providers for annual checkups or routine immunizations according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Immunization rates have fallen dramatically in Tennessee and across the United States.

“During this unprecedented time when everyone is focused on staying healthy, it is important to remember that immunizations are critical, not just for infants and children, but for everyone,” D...

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