Información para padres acerca de la seguridad de las vacunas

Información para padres acerca de la seguridad de las vacunas ¿Por qué son importantes las vacunas? Las inmunizaciones protegen a los niños. Las enfermedades que se pueden prevenir con vacuna pueden tener consecuencias peligrosas, entre ellas convulsiones, daño del cerebro, ceguera e incluso la muerte. Debido al éxito del programa de inmunización nacional, muchos padres jóvenes nunca han visto un caso de estas enfermedades, pero el sarampión, la meningitis, la varicela, la tos ferina y otras enfermedades existen en el mundo y volverían a surgir aquí si los índices de inmunización disminuyeran. Por ejemplo, al seguir la pista de los More >

Vaccine Safety!

Facts for Parents About Vaccine Safety Why are vaccines important? Immunizations protect children. Vaccine-preventable diseases can have dangerous consequences, including seizures, brain damage, blindness and even death. Because of the success of the national immunization program, many young parents today have never seen a case of one of these illnesses, but measles, meningitis, chickenpox, pertussis and other diseases exist in the world and would re-emerge here if immunization rates fell. For example, recent outbreaks of measles in the U.S. were traced to unvaccinated children who became infected while traveling in Europe. Likewise, it would only take one case of polio More >


The Importance of Vaccinations


You want to do what is best for your children. You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep them safe. But, did you know that one of the best ways to protect your children is to make sure they have all of their vaccinations?


Immunizations can save your child’s life. Because of advances in medical science, your child can be protected against more diseases than ever before. Some diseases that once injured or killed thousands of children, have been eliminated completely and others are close to extinction– primarily due to safe and effective vaccines. One example of More >