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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

As the new school year approaches, pediatricians are reminding parents of the crucial role immunizations play in keeping kids healthy. “Immunizations can help your body develop resistance to specific diseases and increase your immunity to them,” said Dr. Karina Maher, a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente’s Santa Monica Medical Offices. “It’s very important for the whole family to be up to date on vaccines to protect themselves, their children and the community.” August is also National Immunization Awareness Month, and Maher says following the recommended immunization schedule is one of the most important things a parent can do to protect their child’s health. Please take a look at this video on immunizations, featuring Dr. Maher.

Train with KP West LA for the Santa Monica Classic 5K/10K Race

KP West LA, Skechers Performance and Conqur Endurance Group have teamed up to host four free Saturday morning training walks/runs in August in preparation for the Santa Monica Classic 5K/10K race. The first training walk/run will be held on August 5 at 7 a.m. at the Skechers Store on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica. This particular event is geared to participants 50+ and will also be co-hosted by WISE & Healthy Aging. Click here for the flyer. The other training runs will be on Aug. 12, 19 & 26 and each event will feature a KP expert guest speaker as well as a raffle, great giveaways, and discounts on Skechers merchandise and Santa Monica Classic race registration. The Santa Monica Classic 5K/10K race will be held on Sunday, Sept. 10.

Santa Monica Classic Training Run Series
Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26 at 7:00 a.m.
Skechers, 1343 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica

 

Join KP West LA for a World Breastfeeding Week Celebration on Aug. 1

Join us as we celebrate World Breastfeeding Week on Tuesday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the KP West LA courtyard. The event will feature breastfeeding support groups, maternity tours, baby wearing booths, as well as musical entertainment and a variety of giveaways. The event is open to all to attend. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated throughout the world from Aug. 1 - 7. Please share this World Breastfeeding Week flyer with your family and friends. In addition, KP West LA will be relaunching its Breastfeeding Support Group on the second Tuesday of every month beginning on Sept. 12. The group will meet in KP West LA’s Center for Healthy Living. Please share this Breastfeeding Support Group flyer with family and friends. Questions? Contact the West LA inpatient lactation clinic at 323-857-4314.

Prevention & wellness

Prevention is about staying healthy, and preventing or delaying disease. Wellness is living your best life. Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles is here to help you stay healthy and live your best life. There are many things you can do to take an active role in your prevention plan to stay healthy and thrive through all stages of life.