Their Best Shot

Routine Vaccines Give Children Their Best Shot at a Healthy Future

Rates of routine childhood vaccination (against diseases such as measles, polio, and meningococcal disease) have fallen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wellness vaccinations prevent outbreaks of dangerous diseases and help keep children safe. In some cases, even a small drop in the vaccination rate can lead to outbreaks of disease.

Getting vaccinated against preventable diseases is safe and protects your health, as well as the health of your family and community.

The routine vaccines our children have received over the last 25 years will prevent:

By getting vaccinated, you can protect yourself and help your family and your community be safer and healthier.

Is Your Family Up To Date?

Call your healthcare provider. If there’s a chance you missed an immunization, now is the time to get caught up.  Your healthcare provider can help you make sure you & your children are protected against 14 dangerous diseases. Give them a call to make sure you’re up to date. Looking for a COVID-19 vaccine for yourself or your child? Find one on vaccines.gov.

Learn more about routine vaccines, how they work, and how we know they’re safe here.

Concerned about cost?

Use the Paying For Vaccines Tool to find the lowest-cost way to get your family vaccinated. In many cases, routine vaccines are available at no cost to you.

Spread the Word – Share #TheirBestShot

We’re working to reignite a culture of immunization, and we need your help. Share #TheirBestShot to promote the benefits of routine immunizations for children & combat misinformation. 

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