A new law requires children to be immunized by the first day of school and eliminates the option for personal belief exemptions. Learn more here.
Vaccine-preventable diseases are still a very real threat to our children, and immunizing them is the best way to keep them safe and healthy. When you vaccinate your children, you help protect their friends and classmates, too.
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It is easier than ever to get health information, but sometimes it’s difficult to weed out the “good” information (which is scientifically accurate) from the “bad” information (which is not based on science). This is especially true for vaccines.
In a continued effort to provide the public with information about the science, safety and importance of vaccines, The Vaccine Education Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (VEC) created Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know. Click here to get the app!
Want to see how your child's school is doing when it comes to vaccination rates? Click here.
For answers to frequently asked questions about Senate Bill 277 click here.
*NEW* Take a look at the new immunization website from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Parents can learn about vaccines needed for their child's age; how to make vaccine visits less stressful; immunization records and requirements; and the 16 diseases that vaccines prevent in children and teenagers. They can also download easy-to-read immunization schedules in both English and Spanish, use an interactive immunization scheduler, and view CDC educational resources. The new website also contains specialized immunization related to adoption, travel, and pregnancy. Click here.