August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, an annual observance that highlights the importance of vaccination in protecting public health.  Healthcare professionals, parents, and patients can use these resources throughout the year to learn about staying up to date on all recommended vaccines for people of all ages to prevent serious, and sometimes deadly, diseases across the life span.

National Immunization Awareness Month – Centers for Disease Control
Immunizations – American Academy of Pediatrics
How to support vaccination – National Foundation for Infectious Diseases