How strong are the country’s defenses against vaccine-preventable diseases and how well are U.S. citizens protected? Download this report from Every Child by Two that examines vaccine protection in the US.
People who don’t get vaccinated are the most likely reason for the steady increase in the rate of measles and major outbreaks in the United States, according to an analysis released Tuesday.
This guide helps parents and caregivers learn about the role vaccines play in helping keep children healthy and includes information on preparing for an immunization office visit. The color booklet includes a glossary and list of resources and is illustrated with children’s artwork. Read online, download, or order a printed booklet. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Sponsored through a grant from the NJ Department of Health, NJAFP has created a series of patient education videos designed to dispell the myths surrounding vaccines. These short videos are free to download and use in your waiting room or exam room. Learn more here!
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With classes beginning across New Jersey, several local colleges and universities, including Princeton and Rutgers, are now providing on-campus access to the meningococcal serotype B vaccine. This vaccine can prevent serious invasive disease – including blood stream infections, meningitis, and pneumonia – that result from meningococcal serotype B infection. The consequences of these illnesses are very serious and can result in loss of limbs, deafness, blindness, significant developmental and intellectual impairment and death. Read More