Who we are

WHAT WE DO

Immunize South Dakota works to enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services. This diverse group of professionals and experts work to facilitate communication about the safety, efficacy, and use of vaccines within the broad immunization community of patients, parents, health care organizations, and government health agencies. Through outreach and advocacy, workshops and conferences, Immunize South Dakota works tirelessly toward their vision of eliminating suffering due to vaccine-preventable diseases.

OUR VISION

Our vision for South Dakota is to eliminate suffering due to vaccine-preventable diseases.

OUR CONVICTIONS

As an organization, we are committed to:

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Pursuit of Truth

We value evidence-based and factual information on vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases. We support the rigorous safety protocols in vaccine production and aim to increase the
public’s confidence in vaccine safety.

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Dignity

We respect the dignity of each person and value the unique contributions that each of us brings to the conversation. We foster meaningful dialogue and show compassion to all people in the pursuit of vaccine education.
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Diversity

We strive to create a vibrant, diverse community that is representative of all communities and populations in South Dakota.
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Community

We create a culture that promotes immunizations and better health outcomes for all ages through targeted education that meets people in each life stage.
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Access

We actively engage elected officials so we can address barriers to access and increase opportunities for everyone to be vaccinated.
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Education

We work tirelessly to increase the public’s awareness about vaccine-preventable diseases and understanding of the benefits of vaccines.
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Gratitude

We celebrate the achievements of all members of our community as we attain goals and overcome obstacles.