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Vaccinations help protect us against serious diseases

Vaccinations help protect us against serious diseases

April 21-28 is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), a time to highlight the benefits and importance of immunizations. Vaccines are proven to be ...
The importance of childhood vaccines

The importance of childhood vaccines

It is always better to prevent a disease than to treat it after it occurs. That is why vaccines are so important. They protect your baby from serious ...
How vaccines help

How vaccines help

Among children born between 1994-2013, vaccination will prevent an estimated 322 million illnesses, 21 million hospitalizations, and 732,000 deaths ov ...
Did you get your pertussis vaccine?

Did you get your pertussis vaccine?

Pertussis, also referred to as whooping cough, is a respiratory infection that is easily spread and very dangerous for a baby. Pertussis can cause sev ...
New immunization symbol

New immunization symbol

The umbrella in this new symbol, representing protection of the community, tells the story of the power of immunizations. We have written many times a ...
Chat on immunizations and pregnancy

Chat on immunizations and pregnancy

Vaccines are not just for babies and children, but for Moms too! It’s important to have your immunizations up to date before you conceive, but also to ...
Pertussis on the rise again

Pertussis on the rise again

Some states, like Colorado and Texas, are reporting near record numbers of pertussis (whooping cough) cases this year. The number of pertussis cases i ...
The battle against pertussis

The battle against pertussis

Actress and mother of two Sarah Michelle Gellar has joined March of Dimes and Sanofi Pasteur on the Sounds of Pertussis® Campaign to help raise awaren ...
Your child’s vaccinations

Your child’s vaccinations

April 20-27 is National Infant Immunization Week, so today we’re here to remind you of the importance of getting your little one all the vaccines she ...

A holiday gift of health

Whether you’re young or old, help give the gift of good health by getting vaccinated against pertussis. New parents should ask grandparents eager to h ...