What We Need to Know about Vaccines and the Health of Our Children, Tots to Teens
Scientific breakthroughs have led to vaccines that have eliminated illnesses that used to cause death or lasting disabilities for both children and adults. (Marti remembers all too well the polio epidemic that struck the small town where her family lived before the polio vaccine was available.) Even when diseases have not been eradicated, vaccines offer significant protection to our children and society as a whole. Recently developed immunizations like the HPV vaccine provide protection against deadly cancers. To make sure you understand the best way to protect your children’s health, Marti & Erin welcome Dr. Andrea Singh from Park Nicollet Health Services for a crucial discussion of this important issue.
What new information did you gain from this Mom Enough discussion of immunizations? Do you have concerns about vaccines for your child? If so, where can you turn for scientifically accurate information?
For Park Nicollet Health Services, click here.
For suggested well-child visits (ages birth to 21 years) and immunizations, click here.