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Vaccination clinics staffed by WSU students reach more than 850 people

 

Students from the Washington State University colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy vaccinated more than 850 people in Spokane County this fall.

That outreach, in partnership with the Spokane Regional Health District, means more than 850 adults and children have increased protection against flu, tetanus, polio, measles, mumps, hepatitis A and B, shingles, and other serious conditions.

The health district relies on WSU health sciences students in Spokane to do that work each fall, said Kari Lidbeck, the district’s Immunization Community Network Specialist.

“If we didn’t have that partnership with WSU, we wouldn’t have been able to provide those services to the community because … » More …

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