Immunization Awareness Month

Vaccine-preventable disease levels are at or near record lows. However, we cannot take high immunization coverage levels for granted. To continue to protect America's children and adults, we must obtain maximum immunization coverage in all populations, establish effective partnerships, conduct reliable scientific research, implement immunization systems, and ensure vaccine safety...more


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Immunization Schedules
Child, adolescent, & catchup schedules; adult schedule; instant scheduler for children up to 6 years old; Catch-up Immunization Scheduler;
Adolescent & Adult Quiz (11 yrs & up); ...more

Recommendations & Guidelines
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), ACIP vaccination recommendations published in MMWR, Vaccine Information Statements (VIS), vaccine administration, vaccine storage and handling, provisional recommendations, ACIP-VFC resolutions, reminder systems, recalled vaccines, ...more

Vaccines & Preventable Diseases
Vaccine shortages and delays, what diseases are vaccine preventable, questions answered about the diseases and vaccines, who should not be vaccinated, photos of diseases, potential new vaccines, vaccine basics, ...more

Requirements / Laws
School requirements, state requirements, exemptions and consent forms, HIPAA, vaccine information statements (VIS), ...more

Vaccine Side Effects & Safety
Possible vaccine side-effects, concerns about the safety of vaccines, vaccine safety research, vaccine safety datalink project, report a vaccine adverse reaction, ...more

For Parents: Why Immunize?
Understanding vaccines and their purpose, parents who question vaccines, common misconceptions, parents guide to immunizations, what risks are parents taking in their child's healthcare?, ...more

Basics and Common Questions
Common questions, why immunize, how vaccines prevent disease, immunity types, common misconceptions, risks of not vaccinating, ...more

Statistics and Surveillance
Immunization coverage rates, school and childcare vaccination surveys, other surveillance websites, related articles, worksheets, ...more
For more information, visit Center for Disease Control

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Allergies Alzheimer's Disease



Baby Safety Blood Donor

Bone Marrow

Breast Cancer Brain Injury


Child Abuse Cell Phones & Cancer Cervical Cancer
Cholesterol Colds Colo-Rectal Cancer
Counseling Dental Diabetes
Donate Life Drunk & Drugged Driving Eye Care
Flu Swine Flu Foot Care
Group B Strep Heart Health Hepatitis
High Blood Pressure Home Safety Immune System
Immunizations Kidney Disease Lead Poisoning
Leukemia & Lymphoma Lung Cancer Lupus
Migraine Headaches Muscular Dystrophy Multiple Sclerosis
Myasthenia Gravis Nutrition Occupational Therapy
Ovarian Cancer Premature Births Preventive Health
Psoriasis Recreation Safe Toys & Gifts
SARS Scleroderma Sickle Cell
SIDS Skin Cancer Sleep
Strep Stress Awareness Stroke
Thyroid Toys - Eye Safety TMJ
UV Rays Varicose Veins


  West Nile Virus