Immunizations

Childhood immunization has been called our society’s greatest health care achievement. The development and widespread use of vaccines has led to the reduction or eradication of once common childhood diseases. However, the viruses and bacteria that cause vaccine-preventable disease and death still exist and can be passed on to people who are not protected by vaccines.

Here is a list of vaccines along with information to help you be more informed:

Chickenpox Vaccine

Hepatitis Vaccine

Tetanus

Pertussis

Haemophilus Influenza Type B

Diphtheria

Influenza

Flu Vaccine

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines

Meningococcal Vaccine

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Polio

For more information about this subject please check:
The Center for Disease Control at www.cdc.gov/
The American Academy of Pediatrics at www.aap.org