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The Vaccine Mom Explains Cloth Face Masks During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Cloth face masks are now recommended by the CDC to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Vaccine Mom, a molecular biologist and mother of two,...


The Vaccine Mom Discusses What to Do When You Think You May Be Sick with COVID-19 or Flu

The Vaccine Mom, a molecular biologist and mother of two, talks about what to do when you think you may be sick with the coronavirus (COVID-19) or another respiratory...


The Facts about the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

As is the case with any medication, vaccines can have side effects. A serious side effect after vaccination is very rare, but if it does happen, a person can...


Coronavirus Is Bad, But Let’s Not Forget About Flu

A lot of people are very concerned about the new novel coronavirus (now named COVID-19), and understandably so. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 47,000 cases have...


Consider Giving a Little to VYF this Giving Tuesday

This past year, the U.S. nearly lost its measles elimination status. Over 1,260 cases were reported across the country, many of which were tied to an outbreak in New...


The Vaccine Mom Busts Flu Myths

Vaccinate Your Family is thrilled to welcome Taryn Chapman, the creator of The Vaccine Mom, who will be offering up regular video blogs for Shot of Prevention on a...


Why Everyone Should Care About World Pneumonia Day

Tuesday November 12 is World Pneumonia Day. Why is there a day designated to pneumonia, you might wonder? It was established ten years ago by the World Health Organization...


Did you get your flu shot yet? Now is the time.

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends getting your influenza (flu) vaccine by the end of October? Although you might just think...


The Decision to Vaccinate is an Emotional One…Here’s Why We Make the Decisions We Make

The following is a guest post by Taryn Chapman – a medical molecular biologist, mother of two, and the creator of “The Vaccine Mom.” Vaccinating is a no-brainer to...


Aging Healthfully Includes Getting Your Vaccinations

September is a time for turning over a new leaf – perhaps it’s adjusting to a new school routine, planning for upcoming travel or holidays, caring for newborn grandchildren...