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Childhood Immunization Index

Immunizations, also called vaccinations, are a set of shots given to infants and children at different ages to help keep them from developing dangerous childhood diseases. The diseases vaccinations protect against have serious complications and can even be fatal. Making sure your child receives immunizations when scheduled is the best way to help protect your child.

Listed in the directory below you will find additional information regarding several different types of immunizations, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Overview of Immunizations

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)

Polio (IPV)

Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib)

Hepatitis B (HBV)

Varicella (Chickenpox)

Pneumococcus


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