Resources for Parents
We know that making the best choices for your child’s health is a parent’s top priority. Vaccines are one of the best ways a parent can protect their child from illness. Thanks to vaccines, your child can be protected from these 16 life-threatening diseases!
Many parents visiting this site have already decided to vaccinate their children, while others may have more questions. No matter what you’re looking for, there are a number of links to great, science-based resources for all parents on this page. You can also look at our Frequently Asked Questions About Vaccines page for answers to commonly asked questions. Remember, one of the best places you can go for information on vaccines is your primary care provider.
Why Vaccines are Important & What to Expect
Vaccines are so important because they save lives.The CDC estimates that vaccination of children born between 1994 and 2018 will:
Prevent 419 million illnesses and 26.8 million hospitalizations
Avoid 936,000 deaths
Save nearly $1.9 trillion in total societal costs