Tammy Crabtree, a registered nurse at Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada, has been honored as Nevada’s 2023 Immunization Champion. The award, presented by the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) and funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), recognizes individuals who have shown outstanding dedication to promoting and fostering immunizations in their communities.
Crabtree’s commitment to the health and safety of the northern Nevada community has earned her this prestigious recognition. As an advocate for immunizations, she has gone above and beyond to ensure that people in need have access to this essential healthcare service.
Immunization Champions are selected from a pool of health professionals, community advocates, and other leaders who have made significant contributions to public health. These individuals play a crucial role in promoting immunizations among both children and adults.
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is certified to provide immunizations to qualifying children, adults, and seniors. Their Immunization program is designed to ensure that everyone can access these life-saving vaccines. By participating in vaccination efforts, they contribute to the overall health and well-being of the community.
As flu season approaches, Crabtree emphasizes the importance of getting the flu shot. Annual flu vaccinations help protect individuals from the seasonal influenza virus and reduce the risk of severe illness or complications.
Being recognized as Nevada’s Immunization Champion is a testament to Crabtree’s dedication and hard work. Her efforts serve as an inspiration to others, encouraging them to prioritize immunizations and promote public health.
– Association of Immunization Managers (AIM)
– Centers for Disease Control (CDC)