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National Immunization Month
August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), a time to increase awareness about immunizations. MOST is encouraging all families to check their children’s immunization status during the month of August. More information is available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Web site.
Shots can prevent serious diseases like the flu, measles, and tuberculosis (TB). It’s important to know which shots you need and when to get them.
Most everyone age 6 months and older needs to get a flu shot every year. Other shots work best when they are given at certain ages. There are some adults and children that cannot receive vaccinations due to medical conditions. Check with your health care professional.
- If you have a child age 6 or younger, find out which shots your child needs.
- Preteen and Teen Age vaccination schedule. age 7-18
- Find out which shots adults need.
- Use this chart for adults to see if you are up to date on your shots