Introducing Vaccinate Your Family University

Free online courses for advocates, community health workers, and professionals.

The 2024 State of the ImmUnion Report

Our State of the ImmUnion report presents the ongoing challenges our nation faces and the policies that can increase immunization rates and promote public safety.

VYF's Annual Report

Vaccinate Your Family's 2023 Annual Report details the programs, partnerships, platforms, and policies we're championing to build a culture of immunization.
why vaccinate

Vaccines offer the best protection against dangerous diseases.

In the U.S. more than 1 million lives will be saved by the routine vaccines given to children over the last 30 years. When you choose to vaccinate yourself and your family, you get the best protection against dangerous diseases and you do your part to keep your community healthy and strong. Vaccines are one of the most important public health innovations ever – right up there with clean drinking water.

Which vaccines does my family need?
Learn which vaccines are recommended at every age and stage of life.
Our mission

Vaccinate Your Family’s mission is to protect people of all ages from vaccine-preventable diseases.

30+ years of vaccine advocacy
30+ years of vaccine advocacy
Personal Stories


Place of Residence: Arlington, VA

Sarah was a healthy four-week-old baby in December 2011 when she contracted respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and was hospitalized. Sarah spent six days in the hospital and thankfully survived. Sarah’s family was familiar with RSV because her older sister, Ellie, had also been hospitalized with RSV when she was just one year old. Sarah’s mother, […]
Personal Stories


Place of Residence: Suffolk, Virginia

Teresa was a healthy, artistic 10-year-old who loved to read, sew, draw, sing, and dance. She loved being a Junior Girl Scout and was very outgoing. She wasn’t high risk for COVID and hadn’t been vaccinated because in September 2021 it wasn’t yet approved for her age group. Sadly, Teresa lost her life to COVID […]
Personal Stories

Dwight & Brenda

Place of Residence: McLeansboro, Illinois

Married for 54 years, Dwight and Brenda loved spending time with their family, especially their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Because they lived in a small town, they didn’t think COVID was a threat to them and decided not to get vaccinated. Sadly, they ended up hospitalized and lost their lives to COVID within one day of […]