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National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has resources to highlight the importance of keeping all members of the family up-to-date on recommended immunizations.

During this month, the AAP is highlighting:

  • Immunization schedules for infants, children and teens.
  • The importance of "cocooning" (vaccinating adults who are around an infant) to prevent illnesses such as pertussis
  • The AAP's global partnerships and campaigns to bring lifesaving vaccines to children in the developing world

Additional Immunization Resources for Parents and Caregivers:

 

Published
8/1/2013 12:00 AM