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Health department urges adolescent immunizations

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 18 2014 3:30 p.m. MST

The Utah Department of Health is encouraging people ages 11-18 to be immunized against certain diseases.

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health is encouraging people ages 11-18 to be immunized against certain diseases.

Health department officials said kids are at risk of getting serious diseases, including measles, tetanus, hepatitis B, hepatitis A and chickenpox.

The department urges parents and youths to talk with their health care providers about vaccination needs.

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