Back-to-School and Vaccinations: Be a Step Ahead

School is about to start soon.  You have all the supplies needed: pencils, paper, backpack, etc.  But are you missing something else?   Maybe it is a good time to check that your kids are up to date on their Immunization shots, too.  When your kids are younger, they  have a series of shots required to protect them from measles, polio, chicken pox, and hepatitis, but preteens should also have shots for a variety of illnesses, as well.

Check out these immunization resources to learn more about which shots are required for your child and get tips on how to reduce your child’s anxiety about getting shots:

https://www.usa.gov/vaccinations#item-36027
https://kids.usa.gov/health-and-safety/health/shots/index.shtml
https://kids.usa.gov/parents/health-and-safety/general-health/shots-parents/index.shtml

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