Immunization, Prevention and Vaccine Information
Here at Cook Children's, we're very concerned about the rise in preventable diseases, and even more concerned about the risks they pose to babies, kids, teens and adults. So, to clear up some of the confusion, and to help you make wise decisions, here are the basic facts you need to know about immunizations.
Separating facts from the fears
Helping our community understand the value of immunizations.
Vaccine and immunization facts
Vaccines save lives
Making the vaccine decision (CDC)
Vaccination during COVID-19 (CDC)
Pregnancy and vaccination (CDC)
Diseases that vaccines prevent (CDC)
Before you travel (CDC)
Your baby's immune system (CDC)
Vaccines are safe
Vaccine ingredients (CDC)
Questions about vaccines (CDC)
Childhood vaccine development (CDC)
We vaccinate our own kids
Before, during and after shots (CDC)
Vaccines when your child is sick (CDC)
Well-child visits are essential (CDC)
Guidelines and recommendations
Cook Children's follows the same guidelines that we recommend to our patients and their families. Below you can find our recommended immunization schedule and fact sheet.
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