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Vaccinations for your child

Keeping your child up-to-date with their vaccinations is the best way to keep them safe from some of the most harmful diseases around.

Why immunizations are important

Immunizations have had an enormous impact on improving the children’s health, but devastating diseases like pertussis, mumps, and measles still exist in the United States.

Such vaccine-preventable diseases can be very serious, and can cause complications including permanent disability, brain damage, and even death — especially in young children and infants. Vaccines are rigorously tested, and the best way to keep your child safe from these diseases and more.

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Got questions about vaccinations?

If you have any questions or concerns about vaccination, our family care and pediatric physicians are here for you. Contact us today with any questions.

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Our approach to vaccinations

We follow guidance from the American College of Immunization Practices School which is endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Some vaccines work after one dose, but others need a ‘booster’ after a certain period. The childhood vaccines that your child will get include:

  • DTaP: This protects your child from Diptheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (whooping cough).
  • Hepatitis B
  • HIB: Haemophilus Influenzae Type B, which causes meningitis and blood infections
  • Prevnar: Protects your child from pneumococcal infections, which cause pneumonia, meningitis, and blood infections.
  • Rotavirus: A virus that causes severe vomiting and diarrhea, often resulting in dehydration and hospitalization
  • MMR: Measles, Mumps and Rubella Varicella: Chicken Pox
  • Hepatitis A
  • IPV: Protects your child from Polio
  • Meningococcal Vaccine: Protects your child from meningitis
  • HPV: Protects your child from Human Papillomavirus, which can cause several different cancers, including cervical and anal cancers 
Our vaccination schedule