ImmunizationsColumbiana Family Care Center can provide recommended immunizations for your child. The following resources offer additional information about immunization. Please discuss what vaccinations are recommended for your child with his/her physician.
Immunization Schedules2020 Recommended Immunizations for Children from Birth Through 6 Years Old
2020 Recommended Immunizations for Children from 7 Through 18 Years Old
Vaccine Information SheetsYour Child's First Vaccines: What You Need to Know
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine
Hepatitis A Vaccine
Hepatitis B Vaccine
Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine
Immunization Resources for ParentsWeb Sites:
AAP's Childhood Immunization Support Program (CISP)
This site provides information for providers and parents.
Why Should I Immunize My Child?
This site offers a description of diseases and the expected benefits from vaccination.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Immunization Program
This site provides information about vaccine safety, including the "Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunizations."
Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
This site offers information for parents including "Common Concerns About Vaccines," "Are Vaccines Safe," and "A Look At Each Vaccine."
Institute for Vaccine Safety, Johns Hopkins University
This site provides an independent assessment of vaccines and vaccine safety to help guide decision makers and educate physicians, the public and the media about key issues surrounding the safety of vaccines.
Vaccinate Your Baby
The "Every Child by Two" site serves as a central resource of vaccine information for parents. The site links to the latest research and studies about vaccines, an interactive timeline on the benefits of vaccines, information about vaccine safety and ingredients, and the importance of adhering to the recommended schedule.
Bell, Louis M. and Paul A. Offit. Vaccines: What Every Parent Should Know. New York: IDG Worldwide, 1999. Print.
Humiston, Sharon G., and Cynthia Good. Vaccinating Your Child: Questions and Answers for the Concerned Parent. Atlanta: Peachtree, 2000. Print.
Fisher, Margaret C. Immunizations And Infectious Diseases: An Informed Parent's Guide. N.p.: Independent Pub Group, 2005. Print.
Myers, Martin G., and Diego Pineda. Do Vaccines Cause That?!: A Guide for Evaluating Vaccine Safety Concerns. Galveston, TX: Immunizations for Public Health (i4ph), 2008. Print.