August is National Immunization Awareness Month! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are raising awareness around the importance of vaccinations for everyone. Vaccinations can protect one against diseases such as:
- Cancers (Caused by HPV)
- Whooping Cough
This National Immunization Awareness Month, talk with a healthcare professional while making sure any vaccinations are up to date. You can also check out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Interactive Vaccine Guide and Adult Vaccine Quiz!
For more information regarding National Immunization Awareness Month, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and use #ivax2protect and #NIAM19!
Diseases and the Vaccines That Prevent Them | CDC. (2019). Retrieved 8 August 2019, from https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/diseases/index.html.
Recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). (2019). Retrieved 7 August 2019, from https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/events/niam/index.html