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Informational Immunization Materials for Parents

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Disease Basics include an overview of each vaccine-preventable disease and vaccine information.external link

  • Disease Basics (6th-8th grade reading level) are available in Spanish and English.
  • The In-Depth Information sheets (10th-12th grade reading level) use a narrative style and some include a true story about a family affected by a vaccine- preventable disease.

Source: National Immunization Program of the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionExternal Link

  • Parents’ Guide to Immunizations
  • How Vaccines Prevent Disease
  • The Importance of Vaccines
  • Ten Things You Need to Know About Immunizations
  • Vaccines: A Safe Choice
  • Not Vaccinating Your Child? Be Aware of the Risks
Source: Immunization Action CoalitionExternal Link
  • What if You Don’t Immunize Your Child
  • What Would happen if We Stopped Immunization
  • Vaccine Concerns
Source: Vaccine Education CenterExternal Link
  • The Facts About Childhood Vaccines
  • Vaccines: Separating Fact from Fear
  • Vaccine Safety: Frequently Asked Questions
  • Video (can be ordered or watches from the computer): The ABCs of Childhood Vaccination
Last Updated: April 15, 2014