AAP recommends bivalent COVID vaccination for children 5 and up
There is a recommendation that all teens 11-13 or in high school get Menningitis C and that all boys and girls 11 and up get GARDISIL (to prevent cervical cancer, genital warts and a few rare cancers for males as well). Vaccination against menningitis B is recommended for all teens 16 and up. Vaccination against both types of meeningitis is rewuired for most college admissions
The Tdap (Tetanus booster that also protects against pertussis or whooping cough) is for children 11-13 years old.
Hepatitis A vaccination is strongly recommended for our state for age one and up.
There is a lot of erroneous information about vaccines on the internet. See below for web sites with real info.
MMR does not cause autism!! See CDC web site explanation
DtaP does not cause autism!!
None of our vaccines contain thimerosal. There have been no cases of mercury poisoning from thimerosal containing vaccines!!
We do not use live DTP. We do not use live Polio vaccine
For information on vaccine preventable diseases, (to see what the actual diseases are that vaccines effect) click here
Please check these web sites for more information:Center for Disease Control Vaccine page American Academy of Pediatrics Vaccine Page