Vaccinations have become a controversial topic today. This article provides important health info for parents from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Many vaccine-preventable childhood diseases are still active in the U.S. That’s why it’s important that children, especially infants and young children, receive recommended immunizations on time. Children younger than 2 years of age are among those at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases, such as measles, chickenpox and pneumococcal disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC recommended vaccine schedule helps protect children against 14 serious infectious diseases by the age of 2. The best way to help protect children from these serious infections through vaccination.
There is much confusion – and even misinformation – out there today regarding vaccinations. Please read and share this infographic from the U.S. Government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help spread the word on proper vaccination protocols for families.