AUGUST IS NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH
Vaccines are safe and effective at preventing serious diseases.
- Vaccines reduce your child’s risk of infection by working with their body’s natural defenses to help them safely develop immunity to disease.
- Vaccines are among the most effective ways to protect against serious diseases. Many vaccine-preventable diseases are no longer common thanks to vaccines.
- Vaccines are tested to ensure that they are safe and effective for children to receive at the recommended ages.
- Like all medical products, vaccines can cause side effects. The most common side effects are mild and go away quickly.