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Vaccines help prevent serious diseases in your baby

Vaccines help prevent serious diseases in your baby

August is National Immunization Awareness Month It’s always better to prevent a disease than to treat it after it occurs. That’s why vaccines are s ...
Vaccines and your baby

Vaccines and your baby

Vaccinations can help your baby have a healthy start in life. When your baby gets on-time vaccinations, he gets protection from serious diseases. Most ...
Protecting your baby from hepatitis B

Protecting your baby from hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a contagious liver disease that is caused by an infection with the hepatitis B virus. “Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver. H ...
Looking for a reason to get a flu shot? Here are 10 good ones.

Looking for a reason to get a flu shot? Here are 10 good ones.

Many myths abound about whether a flu shot is important. Here are 10 facts that should convince you that a flu shot is good for you and your family: ...
It’s time to get your flu shot…again

It’s time to get your flu shot…again

Influenza (also called flu) is a serious disease. It’s more than just a runny nose and sore throat. The flu can make you very sick, and it can be espe ...
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 ...
Vaccinations protect against HPV

Vaccinations protect against HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus that is spread through sexual contact. There are about 40 types of HPV. Some types of HPV cause genital w ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...