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Infant Vaccinations Eagle River AK

Local resource for infant vaccinations in Eagle River. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to rubella vaccines, measles vaccines, mumps vaccines, and polio vaccines, as well as advice and content on infant vaccination counseling.

Rapid Screenings - STD - HIV - DNA Testing
(866) 867-0393
4100 LAKE OTIS PKWY STE 206
ANCHORAGE, AK

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U S Air Force Reg Hospital
(907) 560-6260
5955 Zeamer Avenue
Elmendorf Afb, AK
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Government, federal
Hospital System
Department of the Air Force

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Providence Alaska Medical Ctr
(907) 562-2211
3200 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit
Hospital System
Providence Health & Services

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Alaska Regional Hospital
(907) 264-1754
2801 Debarr Road
Anchorage, AK
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
HCA

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St Elias Specialty Hospital
(907) 561-3333
4800 CORDOVA STREET
Anchorage, AK
specialty
Acute Care Hospitals
Hospital Type
Proprietary

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Lanza, Mario A, Md - Alyeska Family Medicine
(907) 258-1258
3841 Piper St
Anchorage, AK

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Alaska Psychiatric Institute
(907) 269-7100
2800 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK
specialty
Psychiatric
Hospital Type
Government, Nonfederal

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Alaska Native Medical Center
(907) 563-2662
4315 Diplomacy Drive
Anchorage, AK
specialty
General medical surgical
Hospital Type
Nongovernment, Not-for-profit

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North Star Behavioral Health
(907) 258-7575
2530 Debarr Road
Anchorage, AK
specialty
Psychiatric
Hospital Type
Investor-owned (for profit)
Hospital System
Universal Health Services, Inc

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U S Air Force Reg Hospital
(907) 580-6260
5955 Zeamer Avenue
Elmendorf Afb, AK
Medicare Number
777777
Bed Count
64

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Baby Vaccines

One of the best ways to protect your child is to ensure that she gets her baby vaccines at the proper times. Baby shots are given on a set schedule, and will protect your infant from a variety of childhood diseases and conditions. The diseases that these shots prevent are extremely serious, and can even be life-threatening to infants. So, what immunizations does your baby need to stay healthy? Here is a list of the necessary baby vaccines that your baby should receive after birth.

Chicken pox: A common childhood disease, it causes itchy spots and fever. It can also lead to bacterial infections.

Diphtheria: This disease affects the throat and airway. It causes a thick coating to form, and can interfere with breathing, and cause paralysis or death.

Haemophilus Influenzae (type B): One of the most serious childhood diseases, it causes meningitis and pneumonia. Meningitis is a brain and spinal cord infection that claims babies and children suddenly, and is difficult to treat.

Hepatitis A: It causes nausea, jaundice and diarrhea. It can also cause chronic problems with the liver.

Hepatitis B: A liver disease that can cause chronic disease or liver cancer.

Influenza: Most commonly known as the flu. This is unlikely to severely harm or kill your baby, but can lead to other complications like bronchitis and pneumonia. It can be serious in very small infants. Flu symptoms include runny nose, high fever, coughs, nausea and body aches.

Measles: This causes a skin rash, as well as a fever and cough. It can be dangerous and can lead to severe illness or even death.

Mumps: Mumps can be very dangerous as it can lead to meningitis. It causes swollen glands around the jaw and testicles, headache and fever.

Pneumoccocis: Causes ear and bloodstream infections, and can lead to pneumonia and death.

Polio: A dangerous disease with various symptoms: sore throat, stomach-ache, and stiffness. It can cause paralysis, or even death in some children.

Rubella: Causes a rash to appear on the body and face. A pregnant woman can miscarry, and in babies it can cause heart disease, brain damage, blindness and deafness.

Tetanus: Tetanus causes severe muscle spasms and lockjaw in patients. It can be fatal.

Rotavirus: Causes symptoms that are similar to flu, but diarrhea can last for up to a week. There is no antibiotic that is effective against rotavirus.

You can keep your baby's shots up-to-date by taking her to your local cli...

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Tracking Vaccines

With so many infant vaccines that are necessary for your baby's health, it can be very difficult to keep track of them all. Did she get her rubella vaccine last month, or was that for hepatitis A? In some cases, there may be a shortage of vaccines in certain areas, so scheduled immunizations can be delayed. Although your baby's doctor can advise you on what shots are needed when, it's still up to you to make sure that your baby is up-to-date with her shots. Here is a basic schedule of when the required vaccines are needed:

Hepatitis B: At birth, one to two months of age, and between six and eighteen months.

Rotavirus: At two, four and six months of age.

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DtaP): At two, four and six months again, and again between fifteen and eighteen months and four to six years.

Haemophilus Influenza (HIB): This immunization is given at two, four, six, twelve, and fifteen and again between eighteen months and five years of age.

Pneumococcal (PCV): Your baby will receive a PCB vaccination at two, four and six months, sometime between twelve and fifteen months, and finally between two and six years.

Polio (IPV): Given at two and four months of age, between six and eighteen months, and four to six years.

Influenza: Once each year, beginning at six months, up until age six.

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR): At twelve to fifteen months, and two to three years.

Varicella: A varicella shot is necessary at sometime between twelve and fifteen months, and also four to six years.

Hepatitis A: This immunization comes in two doses, given when your baby is between twelve and twenty-three months.

Meningitis: Meningitis shots are given once between the ages of two and six years of age, but usually only when your infant is considered high risk.

You can easily find immunization charts from your local clinic or health care provider. A schedule can help busy moms keep track of all of the necessary vaccines that...

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