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Experts Answer Questions About Flu

Last week, in honor of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), Every Child By Two’s Vaccinate Your Family Facebook Page teamed up with experts from the National Foundation for Infectious...


One Mom’s Advice: Get Your Kids A Flu Vaccine As Soon As It Becomes Available

A flu vaccine is recommended for every one age 6 months and older because preventing the flu is better than suffering with it.  The real danger of flu is...


October Updates from Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Last week, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) held it’s third and final meeting of 2016.  The agenda included presentations pertaining to hepatitis B, pertussis, HPV, meningococcal, herpes...


When Is the Best Time to Get a Flu Shot?

Every year, some of the same questions and concerns about season influenza and flu vaccination make the rounds on social media. So far this season, we’ve been hearing...


What You Should Know to Prepare for Flu This Season

Earlier today, Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., director of the CDC, joined leading medical and public health experts at the National Foundation of Infectious Diseases (NFID) News Conference to discuss...


10 Things You Need to Know About Vaccines for Children

  We are honoring National Immunization Awareness Month by highlighting the importance of vaccines across the lifespan.   In this guest post, we hear about the importance of protecting...


Highlights from June Meeting of Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Three times a year a specialized group of medical and public health experts meet to review scientific data related to vaccine safety and effectiveness. This group, known as the...


Understanding Why Your Baby Needs a Hepatitis B Vaccine At Birth

Parents Often Underestimate the Risk of Hepatitis B You can protect your child at birth with a hepatitis B vaccination  A guest post by Carolyn Aldigé, President and Founder,...


Parents Play Key Role as Local & National Vaccine Advocates

Parents who have watched their child suffer from a vaccine preventable disease can often feel blindsided.  Prior to their own personal experiences they’re usually unfamiliar with the dangers of these diseases....


Preventing Childhood Diseases Requires a Community Commitment

This post is part of a blog relay sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in recognition of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW).  You can follow the conversation on...