Immunization Learning Center

How do vaccines work?

A brief introduction to infection and immunity.  

Learn About the Schedule

Who decides the immunizations? Why are the immunizations timed and spaced like that? Can immunizations be overwhelming to my child?

Vaccine Safety— The Facts

Addresses concerns about vaccine safety.  Bonus— click here to see the Journey of your Child's Vaccine.

Vaccine Safety— The Evidence

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) works closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to make recommendations for vaccine use.  This is a link to to some of the best, high quality studies on vaccine safety.

Vaccine Ingredients

Learn what ingredients are in vaccines and the purpose they serve.

Weighing the Risks and Benefits

If the disease is wiped out, why should I immunize my child against it?

History of Immunizations

How did we discover immunizations anyway?

The Parent's Guide to Childhood Immunizations

More from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)