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Celebrating the Life of ECBT Cofounder Betty Bumpers 1925 – 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, Vaccinate Your Family’s Shot of Prevention blog offers a tribute to Betty Flanagan Bumpers, Cofounder of Every Child By Two. Betty passed away...


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...


Vaccinate Your Family Honored to Receive IAC’s Becky Payne Award

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) presented its inaugural IAC Becky Payne Award to Every Child By Two (recently renamed Vaccinate Your Family: The Next Generation of Every Child By...


Vaccine Skeptics Lash Out at CDC Advisory Committee Meeting

By Amy Pisani, MS, Executive Director, Every Child By Two/Vaccinate Your Family Last month the CDC’s Advisory Committee On Immunization Practices (ACIP), a group of medical and public health...


Fifty and Fabulous, But NOT Fully Vaccinated

By Amy Pisani, Executive Director, Every Child By Two As the 2018 National Immunization Awareness Month comes to an end, with a focus on adult vaccines this week, I...


How Do We Know Vaccines are Safe?

Too often, we hear misinformation about vaccines and their safety. Some people claim that they are not tested for safety before being licensed and recommended for use in people...


The State of the ImmUnion: A Report on Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the U.S.

At a time when legislators are examining ways to make our country stronger and more resilient, Vaccinate Your Family's State of the ImmUnion report emphasizes the need to improve...


Young Hockey Player’s Death A Flu Warning

As the executive director of Every Child By Two, a national non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure that all families are protected from vaccine-preventable diseases, it saddens me...


Is This Season’s Flu More Severe Than Usual or Just Highly Active?

At this point in the flu season people often wonder if all the media hype is part of an orchestrated effort to panic people about flu, or if it...


Resolve To Protect Your Family From Cancer

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and if you’ve resolved to make healthier choices in 2018, then ensuring your loved ones are vaccinated against the deadly strains of human...