Immunizations

Immunizations

What are they?

With Immunizations we can prevent the spread of diseases. Due to extensive effort, Polio and Smallpox are now considered eradicated in the United States.

What do they do?

If the body were to become infected the immune system has the antibodies to defend itself.

Why do I need them?

With Immunizations we can prevent the spread of diseases and due to extensive effort Polio and Smallpox considered eradicated in the United States.

Most Common Vaccines

Early Ages

Measles
Mumps
Rubella
Varicella
Rotavirus
Poliovirus
Diphtheria
Tetanus
Pertussis

Seasonal

Influenza
Pneumococcal
Haemophilus influenzae
type B

High Risk Factors

Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Meningococcal