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    From the Governor of the State of Maryland

    Immunization Awareness Month in Maryland

    August, 2023


    immunizations for children and adults promoted health and saves lives with safe and effective protection against preventable diseases; and​


    routine vaccinations during childhood help prevent 14 diseases, and has saved an estimated 900,000 children born from 1994-2018 from death due to illness; and


    many parents in Maryland and nationwide have delayed their children’s recommended vaccinations due to the upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic; and 


    many parents in Maryland and nationwide have delayed their children’s recommended vaccinations due to the upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic; and 


    my administration is committed to improving the health and quality of life of Marylanders, including the youngest and most vulnerable members of our State; 

    ​NOW, THEREFORE, I, WES MOORE, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND, do hereby proclaim August, 2023 as NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH in Maryland and do commend this observance to all of our citizens.

    ated, this 1st day of August, 2023