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NIIW logoNational Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities.

Since 1994, hundreds of communities across the United States have joined together to celebrate the critical role vaccination plays in protecting our children, communities, and public health.

NIIW 2016 is April 16-23, 2016.

Learn more about NIIW.

CDC and CDCF Honor Childhood Immunization Champions during NIIW

CDC Childhood Immunization Champion award

The Champion Award recognizes individuals who are working at the community level.

Read about your state’s 2016 Childhood Immunization Champion.

Activities and Events

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Need Help Planning Your NIIW?

planning materials

Planning your NIIW: See resources for laying a foundation, building partnerships, and evaluating your efforts. Or jump to specific tools, such as

Educational Resources

Educational Resources

Access the library of fact sheets, flyers, and other tools to help educate about the importance of vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

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