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July 20, 2011 Children's Health J,:)date Before Children Start School, GetThem Vaccinated You can protect your loved ones and community from serious ill- nesses such as flu and whooping cough. whooping cough but also against diphtheria and tetanus. "Most children receive vaccines that protect them from whooping cough in early childhood, but the booster is necessary to maintain the protection through the teenage years," said Dr. Wilbert Mason. Pediatric infectious dis- ease specialist at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. "In order for kids to be healthy and free of serious childhood illnesses, they need to get all their recommended wccinations. This requirement will protect California's teens and their families from whooping cough and provide a chance for teens to get caught up with all recommended vaccinati(ms.'" Vaccine Requirements for Students *All students entering 7th through 12th grades for the 2)11-2012 school year must pro- vide proof that they reeeiwd a Tdap vaccine on or after booster their 7th birthday. For the next school year and students .............. futore ,ears only entering into 7th'grade will ........ : : start school. DTaP, Td {Tetanus and Diph- therial and DT tDiphtheria and Tetanus) do not meet: the school requirement. Parents are enc.our- aged to check with theirchild's physician or clinic and seek the correct Tdap vaccine befin'e their ehikt's 7th birthday. In addition to Tdap, there are other vaceines recommended tbr adolescents, including the menin- gococcal vaccine, a second chick- enpox vaccine (if' they never had chickenpox disease) and the HPV vaccine series. It is also recom- mended that everyone older than 6 months receive a seasonal flu vaccine. Call your doctor or clinic to learn if your child's vaccines are up to date or learn more at www.VaccinateLA.com or by" call- ing 211. Stay Healthy. Vaccinate. (NAPS)--California is experi- encing what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers the worst epidemic of whooping cough in 60 years, To protect Califbrnia's children, a new law requires 7th through 12th grade students to get a boost- er shot--also referred to as the Tdap booster vaccine--before starting school. Pertussis, often refbrred to as whooping cough, causes coughing spells so bad that it is hard tbr infants to eat. drink or breathe. These spells can last for weeks and can lead to pneumonia, seizures, brain damage and death. The diph- theria, tetanus and pertussis wc- cine I)TaP) can help prevent this disease and is given in five doses at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 15 to 18 months and 4 to 6 years of age. In 2010, there were more cases of pertussis reported in California than in any other year since 1947. In Los Angeles County alone cases of pertussis increased by more than five times, with 872 confirmed cases in 2010. con> pared to 156 in 2009. The disease also claimed the lives of four infants last year, whereas the c(mnty typically experiences one or no fatalities per year. The Tdap booster vaccine not only protects children against 00Local E00erienc.e 5 ince 1988 * Tree Consulting and Inspection * Long Term Forest Maintenance and Planning * Hazardous Removal and Precision Felling * Ornamental Pruning and Lacing * Brush Clearing and Chipping FREE ES TIMA TES Licensed and Bonded Fully Insured for Your Protection License #945348 WE-8690A ERIC DAUBER H: 760-765-2975 C: 760-271-9585 PO Box 254 JULIAN, CA. 92036 Julian Arts Guild Monthly Presentation Features Mosaic Techniqies JHS Volleyball continued from page 1 Scheduled daily Monday August 8 through Thursday August 11, the clinic focuses on teaching hitting, blocking, passing, digging, setting and serving. The clinic is for 9th graders and older, hours 5PM to 7PM. Contact Coach Connie Halfaker at 760-310- 3686, email: conniehalfaker@ cox.net. Cost for this 4 day clinic is $50.00. For the Julian High tryouts in August, interested students must obtain a ticket to play, available from the office of athletic director Tim White, phone 760-765- 2926, email twhite@juhsd.org, or Coach D, email dobbiewahl@ gmail.com. Julian CERT/ TEEN CERT Does It Again By Program Manager Diane Hake Again we would like to express a huge thank you to Julian Jr. High School Principal Brian Duffy, and After School Site Coordinator/ Title 1 Aide Robin Calloway for their dedication to the first TEEN CERT in a Jr. High School. On June 8th, Battalion Chief Steve Sheppard administered the loyalty oath to: Darren Duffy, Socrates Fernandez, Eva Hatch, Chelsea Huggins, Brooke Hurtado, Sara Itogawa, Ashlee Koehl, Mikayla Martin, Raymond Rapue, Collin Strochota, Isaiah Tunnell, and Joshua Tunnell. Our excellent instructors include Johnny Hake, Dr. Patricia Landis, and Jan Payne. Thanks to Eva, Brooke, Mikayla, Chelsea, Raymond, Collin and Socrates for acting, (complete with moulage-make- up), as survivors for the 12 + 12 hour CERT drill on June 11th. This drill was sponsored by Julian Cuyamaca Fire Protection District. We would like to extend so much gratitude to Chief Kevin Dubler for his continuing support of the Community Emergency Response Teams. This was a three day, HOT (Hands on Training) to the core drill. We started off with the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Points of Dispense (POD) training. Next The American Red Cross provided Shelter Management training. The drill included the PoD, Shelter, Search and Rescue, Damage Assessment, and Communications. There was representation from 16 of the 33 San Diego county programs, and 1 from Santa Monica, with over 150 in attendance. On July 7, 8 and 9, we had another TEEN CERT Train-the- The Julian News 3 EBT Acce Here 4b 00117 ]i4a00 IBt:eet Mo7 -- 8armada7 9 am - 6 pm 8ma4a7 9 am - 5 pm 760 765 80000 Dry Cleaning Service * in by Tuesday, Back by Friday Phone in Your Meat and Dell Orders - No Waitin j- Trainer program. There were 2 instructors from Temecula, Hans Bolowich - CAL Fire EMT, Mark Utley - Citizens Corps; 3 from Santa Barbara, James Caesar and Erinn O'Shea from UCSB, and Rubayi Srivastava - Project Manager; 1 from Beaumont, Mitch White Office of Emergency Services (OES); and 2 from Julian, Kirk Steele HAM net controller, and Connie Newgard, 4H Club coordinator. Ashlee, Eva, and Chelsea served on the evaluation committee to their "teach back activity". Beaumont has invited us to teach a group of educators in Beaumont the first of November. In addition to our other instructors, thank you to Sheana Fry - Julian, and Sheri Rumble from Fallbrook CERT for their continued support. The first Tribal TEEN CERT at the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla- Cupeno Indian Reservation will graduate on July 27th. The Girl Scouts are scheduled to graduate on August 5th. Lori Matthias from Youth With a Mission (YWAM) Emergency Services, Baja, CA. is hosting two weeks of training in January, 2012. Johnny and I will be teaching the basic CERT/TEEN CERT programs, and then we will teach the TEEN CERT Train- the-Trainer program to these college students. Whether you want to be part of a team, or just to be better prepared on an individual basis, this is an excellent program. Julian's next basic CERT classes begin on Tuesday evening, October 4 from 6 - 8:30 pm, at the Julian Jr. High School Wolf Den. Please pre-register with me, Diane Hake at: certjulian@ hotmail.com, or call 760-310- 0976. The Julian Arts Guild is presenting an artist demonstration for the community and its' members. Tuesday, July 26th at 6:00 pm, in the Julian Library. This month the artist is Edward L. Moores from Studio 26 at the Spanish Village in Balboa Park. Mr. Moores does mosaics from paint chips he collects at local Home Depot stores. Mr. Moores also specializes in figure drawing and mixed media, watercolor, pen and ink and acrylics. The Julian Arts Guild welcomes the public at all their demonstrations, we hope you can join us, we will be serving .. refreshments during program. ..... Spotsored bg: PARKS AND ,' -: ; :: RECREATION :? ..... : .... ,UT,,OR MOVIES SumrnerHovieslnThe?ark corn