RELIABLE IMMUNIZATION RESOURCES

VACCINE EDUCATION CENTER AT CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA

The Center, through its websites, videos, informational tear sheets, e-newsletters, webinars and speaker programs, seeks to dispel some of the common misconceptions and misinformation surrounding vaccines. The goals are to communicate the facts about each vaccine as well as how vaccines are made, how and why vaccines work, who recommends them, whether they are safe, whether they are still necessary, and when they should be given. The center has also developed educational materials for elementary, middle, high school and college students. The Vaccine Education Center is funded by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The Center does not receive support from vaccine manufacturers.

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION- CDC

The CDC continues to be our country's most complete resource for information and data about diseases.  The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices or ACIP is comprised of medical and public health experts that develop recommendations on how to use vaccines to control diseases in the United States.

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS -AAP

The AAP is the professional organization that represents 67,000 pediatricians. They have an excellent site for parents at HealthyChildren.org where you can find immunization information.

 
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