Pregnant Women


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...


How Strong is Our “State of ImmUnion?”

As major measles outbreaks in New York, Washington and Oregon continue to spread, you may be wondering just how strong our defenses against vaccine-preventable diseases are. Vaccinate Your Family...


This Valentine’s Day, Spread the Love by Making Sure Your Family is Vaccinated

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’re sure you have love on the brain. It’s that time of year when everyone loves to share candy hearts, chocolates, hugs...


Welcome to Shot of Prevention from Amy Pisani

Hi everyone. Thanks for visiting Vaccinate Your Family’s Shot of Prevention blog. Our mission is to foster an open dialogue on the importance of vaccinations and prevention for the...


Protecting Your Family From Flu By Protecting Your Community

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases’ President Walter A. Orenstein wrote this insightful blog about the importance of protecting yourself against influenza through a community immunity approach. Dr. Orenstein...


Introducing Vaccinate Your Family: The Next Generation of Every Child By Two

Every Child By Two is pleased to announce our new name…Vaccinate Your Family: The Next Generation of Every Child By Two (VYF). In 1991, Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and...


Protecting Myself and My Child against Vaccine-Preventable Diseases during Pregnancy

By Erica DeWald, Director, Advocacy, Vaccinate Your Family Here at Vaccinate Your Family (VYF), we practice what we preach. That’s why I got both a Tdap and influenza vaccine...


Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices June 2018 Meeting Update

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) held their second of three annual meetings at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA last week.  ECBT staff took...


What You Don’t Know About Hepatitis Can Hurt You

More than four million Americans are living with viral hepatitis, but most do not know they are infected. In honor of Hepatitis Awareness Month, learn how the three types...


How Flu Strains are Selected for the Seasonal Flu Vaccine Each Year

Did you ever wonder how the flu strains are selected for the seasonal vaccine every year? A lot more goes into the decision than you might think!