National Immunization Awareness Month promotes the value of immunizations for all ages—babes to seniors.
For the month of August, each week focuses on a targeted age group and offers ways to use a recommended vaccination schedule to protect your loved ones from potentially life-threatening diseases.
- A Healthy Start (August 3-9) – protect your babies from birth to age 2
- Back to School (August 10-16) – protect children, preteens and teens
- Off to the Future (August 17-23) – protect young adults and college-age students
- Not Just for Kids (August 24-30) – healthy protection for adults
For additional information on National Immunization Awareness Month: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam.html
As summer comes to an end, and before school begins, ensure your children, preteens, teens, and college-age students are up-to-date on their immunizations.
To view recommended immunization schedules by age group: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/index.html