Southeastern Idaho Public Health

September is Pneumonia Vaccination Month

Pneumonia, get the shot
About the pneumonia vaccination campaign

September is Pneumonia Awareness Month in southeast Idaho! Did you know that older adults are at greatest risk of serious illness and death from pneumonia? Southeast Idaho has some of the highest hospitalizations in Idaho due to pneumonia and we also have some of the lowest vaccination rates. With your help we can change this! Two kinds of vaccines help prevent pneumococcal disease. We are asking you to join us in the fight against pneumonia starting today! Get your recommended vaccines and reduce your risk!

Pneumonia Awareness Additional Resources