Babies/Children


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...


Today is World Polio Day

Today is World Polio Day, a day when thousands of Rotary Clubs around the world hold events to discuss our progress toward eradicating this disease. Vaccinate Your Family’s executive director,...


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...


It’s Time for Back to School… and Your Kids’ Next Vaccines

Keep your kids healthy all school year with our list of recommended vaccinations and tips for preparing kids for school – from preschool through college! As a parent, you...


Summer is Here and We’re Singing…About Vaccines!

Now that summer has arrived, we are enjoying the warm weather, ice cream and outdoor activities with our families. It makes us feel like singing! And here at Vaccinate...


Not Enough Latino Adults Receive Lifesaving Vaccinations

By Josh McCormack, Digital Content Curator at Salud America! Immunizations can stop life threatening illnesses from developing in children and adults. Yet, immunization rates for some vaccines are declining,...


Educating the Public About Vaccine Safety

As major measles outbreaks in New York, California and other places around the country continue to occur, along with the spread of whooping cough, mumps, hepatitis A and hepatitis...


How Can You Ensure Your Kids are Getting the Right Vaccines at the Right Times?

Follow the CDC’s Recommended Schedules You may already know that vaccines save millions of lives and can help protect you and your family from infectious diseases that can cause...


Answers to Your Vaccination Questions

Vaccines are a big topic on social media and in the news. There is conflicting information about the value and safety of vaccines, making it difficult to know the...