It's back to school time again, and children of all ages are required to receive minimum immunizations in order to be eligible to attend school in Texas. Why are minimum vaccinations required? And what makes these and other vaccines important? NOWCastSA sat down with Dr. Dennis Conrad for a conversation on immunizations to find out.
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Written by Edward Olvera on Nov 19 2015 - 11:13am
Everyone six months old and older should get vaccinated. People age 65 and older, pregnant women, young children and those with chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease or kidney and liver disorders are more susceptible to serious influenza complications, so flu vaccine is especially important for them. The latest available data from the Metro Health flu surveillance network showed that mostly flu A is circulating in our community.
Written by gavnichols on Mar 13 2012 - 4:01pm
The San Antonio Area Foundation's Talk About It! SA Bark in the Park/Perrito Grito will take place on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Woodlawn Park, 1103 Cincinnati Avenue. Please join us for a day of fun in the sun with pets, friends, and family. Admission to the event is FREE! There will be tons to do at this event so be prepared to have a lot of fun. Some of the events that will be going on are:
Written by Amanda Evrard on Oct 27 2011 - 1:26pm
According to a press release, Animal Care Services will provide low-cost pet adoptions and licenses at the Mayor's Howl-O-Ween Pet Fest on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodlawn Lake Park, 1103 Cincinnati. Pet microchipping and vaccinations will also be offered.Veterinarians from the Spay Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) will conduct free and low-cost pet sterilization services, and surgery slots will be granted by lottery at 7:30 a.m. the day of the event.