Need Childhood Vaccine Info? Find It Here
Giving your child all recommended immunizations is the best way to protect them from 16 serious diseases. Visit this website designed just for parents to learn about the vaccines your child needs.
As a parent, you do everything you can to keep your child safe and healthy – whether you have a newborn baby or a college-bound freshman. From securing a baby gate, to providing nutritious meals, to getting the brakes checked on your teen’s car, their well-being is your top priority.
Immunization is another important way you can protect your child. Vaccinating your child according to the recommended schedule is one of the best ways you can protect them from 16 serious diseases. To learn more about these diseases and the vaccines that prevent them, talk to your child’s doctor and visit CDC’s website for parents.
Adults Need Immunizations, Too!
Your need for immunizations doesn’t end when you reach adulthood. And, if you are pregnant, there are vaccines you should receive before, during, and after pregnancy. Protect you and your family’s health by staying up-to-date with your own vaccines. Learn what vaccines you need .
Childhood Vaccination Fast Facts and In-depth Information
The vaccine website for parents can help you find age-specific information about recommended infant, child, and teen vaccines. There, you can find quick answers to basic questions or you can dig deeper for additional details including supporting research, data, and statistics about vaccines. If you’re unsure what vaccines your child needs, you can also take this short quiz to get a customizable list of vaccines your child needs at any age.
As you look through the site, you’ll see:
- Vaccine information for your child at every age.
- Easy-to-read immunization schedules.
- Information about the 16 vaccine-preventable diseases.
- Vaccine safety information, including possible side effects and how safety is monitored.
- How to find and keep your own vaccination records.
- Vaccines for traveling.
- Where to get help for paying for vaccines.
Learn about vaccines for your baby by visiting CDC’s website for parents.
- Page last reviewed: June 12, 2017
- Page last updated: June 12, 2017
- Content source:
- National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases
- Page maintained by: Office of the Associate Director for Communication, Digital Media Branch, Division of Public Affairs