Vaccines: Power to Protect

Catch up on Checkups and Routine Vaccines

As opportunities for in-person learning and play grow, it’s important for your child to catch up on checkups and recommended vaccines to protect their health now and in the future.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends children continue to see their doctor for regular checkups and routinely recommended vaccinations, even during COVID-19.

Well-Child checkups are essential. Illustration of a parent holding a child talking to a healthcare provider.
  • The doctor tracks your child’s growth and development
  • You can ask the doctor questions about your child’s health
  • Your child gets recommended vaccinations
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  • Routine vaccinations during childhood help prevent 14 diseases
  • Among children born from 1994-2018, vaccinations will prevent an estimated 936,000 early deaths, 8 million hospitalizations, and 419 million illnesses
Illustration of a healthcare provider with a mask on.

Doctors can safely see your child, even during the pandemic.

Talk with your child’s doctor about staying up to date on regular checkups and routinely recommended vaccinations.

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Page last reviewed: June 17, 2021