National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)

National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is a yearly observance held in April, highlighting the importance of protecting children two years and younger from vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs). CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommend that children stay on track with their well-child appointments and routine vaccinations. On-time vaccination is critical to provide protection against potentially life-threatening diseases.

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Are You a Healthcare Professional?

All staff in healthcare practices, including non-clinical staff, play important roles during NIIW. To highlight childhood immunizations this NIIW, learn simple tips for talking with parents about childhood vaccines.

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Use these graphics and NIIW key messages to highlight the importance of protecting infants and young children from vaccine-preventable diseases.


Better protection starts with hugs and vaccinations
Protect your patients with routine vaccinations
Together we can help make sure kids are protected with recommended vaccinations
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La mejor proteccion empieza con abrazos y vacunas