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5 Things You May Not Know About Vaccines

  1. Most parents choose to vaccinate their children.


    ​​Parents choose to vaccinate to protect their children, families and the community. Delaying or refusing vaccines leaves children vulnerable and puts others at risk. #Ivax2Protect #VaccinesWork 

  2. Vaccines protect against measles outbreaks.


    The recent measles outbreaks are a stark reminder of how dangerous measles is and the importance of vaccinating your child against it. #VaccinesWork

  3. The flu vaccine is the best way to fight the flu.


    The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that everyone 6 months and older get the flu vaccine every year.

  4. The HPV vaccine protects against cancer.


    With the HPV vaccine, parents have the chance to protect their sons and daughters now against HPV-related cancers in the future. #PreventCancer #VaccinesWork

  5. College kids need vaccines too.


    Be sure to make an appointment with the pediatrician before leaving for school so that your child has all the information they need to stay healthy when away from home as well as the necessary vaccines to prevent illnesses like pertussis, measles, and meningitis.  #VaccinesWork

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The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.
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