Tuesday, August 21, 2012

National Immunization Awareness Month

Immunizations are often considered a health concern only during childhood or for individuals traveling outside of the United States. While that is true, being vaccinated against life-altering illnesses also matters to teens, adults and seniors – vaccines are needed throughout one's life. The specific immunizations needed as an adult are determined by factors such as age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, type and locations of travel, and a person's personal immunization history. From infancy into retirement and beyond, immunizations provide and help people maintain optimal health.

More resources include:

• Eliminate Disparities in Adult & Child Immunization Rates

• Vaccination

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