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NIIW-VWA Regional Activities - Region 8

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April 29, 2011, 9:00am-12:00pm
Promoting Vaccines with WIC Participants
DSHS Boerne staff will visit the local WIC office and will rpesent information on importance of infant vaccines during WIC classes for clients. Exhibit will be set up about vaccines and vaccine-preventable disdeases, bilingual pamphlets and brochures will be handed otu to WIC participants. Clients will be asked to bring their children's vaccine records to be reviewed so those children needing vaccines will be encouraged to get the needed vaccines.

Boerne, TX 78006
Contact: Marie Brown, R.N., (830) 249-3511 ext. 32

Del Rio


April 26, 2011, 9:00am
Parent Education
Texas Migrant Council, United Medical Centers & DSHS Office of Border Health will be providing materials and giving educational talks about vaccines for chilrdren and the benefits of immunization.

Head Start
901 Griner Street, Del Rio, TX 78840
Contact: Elvia Ledezma, (210) 949-2177

Eagle Pass


April 25, 2011, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Parent Education
This event will provide immunization education for Promotores de Salud.

United Medical Centers
2525 N. Veterans Blvd., Eagle Pass, TX 78852
Contact: Elvia Ledezma, (210) 949-2177


New Braunfels

April 27, 2011, 8:30am-11:30am & 1:00pm-4:00pm
NIIW Free Immunization Clinic
We will provide free vaccines for children ages 0-4 years. Also will have a mini health fair and give away various coupons for local businesses. Also will have free children's fingerprigintg, child seat safety awareness instruction, and hand-washing technicques. Will have a children's home health agency & WIC representatives here to answer any questions dealing with nutritional information.

Comal County Health Department
178 E. Mill St. Suite 210, New Braufels, TX 78130
Contact: Melissa Nitchke, (830) 221-1100 ext. 1312


April 25, 2011, 10:00am
NIIW Literature Distribution
We will distribute literature and pamphlets to WIC office for staff to hadn out to enrolled clients.

Esperanza Zapata
411 E. Brazos St., Pearsall, TX 78061
Contact: Angie Hernandez, (830) 334-4104

April 26, 2011, 10:00am-11:00am
NIIW Picture Coloring Contest
Judging of picture coloring will be done at the day care. DSHS will distribute literature on immunization, along with crayons, coloring books, DQ coupons & stickers for parents and staff at the facility.

Sunshine Day Care Center
507 E. San Antonio St., Pearsall, TX 78061
Contact: Angie Hernandez, (830) 334-4104


April 28, 2011, 9:00am-11:00am
TMC - Dia de los Niños
The children of TMC, along with Healthy Start Day Care, will be participating in a mini-carnival at the TMC center. Mari & Angie will distribute literate on immunizations along with crayons, coloring books, hand sanitizers, and first aid kits for parents.
Texas Migrant Council
809 West Frio St., Pearsall, TX 78061
Contact: Angie Hernandez, (830) 334-4104


April 26, 2011, 10:00am-4:00pm
"Love Them Protect Them"
We will be at WIC offices to hand out information on infant immunizations. We will also be obtaining content forms and enrolling screening records for ImmTrac.
WIC Offices
1409 North Highway 123 Bypass, Seguin, TX 78155
Contact: Cindy Fonseca, (830) 401-5723  




April 26, 2011, 9:00am-10:00am
Coloring Contest
We will visit the daycare and provide information on immunizations targeting infants through toddlers. Children will participate in a coloring book contest called "Learn About Immunization" Coloring & Activity Book. Information on vaccines will be sent home with the child
New Hope Learning Center
129 Goldbeck St., Uvalde, TX 78801
Contact: Blanca Juarez, (830) 591-4380  

April 27, 2011, 9:00am-10:00am
Informational Literature Distribution
We will distribute educational vaccine literature such as pamplets, brochures, and vaccine magnets. These materials target newborn infants.
WIC Offices
400 S. Getty St., Uvalde, TX 78801
Contact: Blanca Juarez, (830) 591-4380

April 29, 2011, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Dia de los Niños
Will participate with local business and agencies in a Youth Celebration. Educational information, along with some goodies, will be provided to parents and children.

The Flame Ministries
Uvalde Memorial Park
Uvalde, TX 78801
Contact: Blanca Juarez, (830) 591-4380


Last updated February 13, 2012