August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Updated: August 1, 2023

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
Disease Prevention Through Vaccination – Weill Cornell Medicine
How to support vaccination? Count the Ways… – National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)
Vaccines and immunization – World Health Organization (WHO)
#National Immunization Awareness Month: Amplifying Immunization Awareness with NHMA Twitter Chat – National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)
National Immunization Awareness Month – WIC Works Resource System U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
National Immunization Awareness Month – Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors (NQIIC) | Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services iQuality Improvement & Innovation Group
National Immunization Awareness Month Highlights the Need for Vaccination – American Lung Association
Vaccine Awareness Resources – National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP)
Back to school: National Immunization Awareness Month – American Foreign Service Protective Association
CWNY’s list of resources on COVID-19 – Center for the Women of New York (CWNY)