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The Division of Immunization has as its mission the reduction of morbidity and mortality associated with vaccine-preventable diseases.

-James Farrell, Director

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Immunization Action Coalition Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll

On July 16, 2013, the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) launched the Hepatitis B trophy-hepbBirth Dose Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that have attained high coverage rates for administering hepatitis B vaccine at birth.

Congratulations to our Virginia hospitals:

University of Virginia Health System

Reported a coverage rate of 92% from 7/1/2014 to 6/30/2015

Riverside Regional Medical Center-Newport News

Reported a coverage rate of 95% birth dose rate 1/1/2015 – 12/31/2015
(3rd yr honor roll status)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital-Nassawadox, VA

Reported a coverage rate of 90% birth dose rate 1/1/2015 – 12/31/2015
(3rd yr honor roll status)

Learn more about the IAC Birth Dose Initiative, CLICK HERE!


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