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  • Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

    There are many common misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to clear up any confusion… some vaccines take a few weeks or months to create immunity in your body. Therefore, you and your children should get all vaccines per the schedule provided by your…

  • Doctor injecting child with vaccine

    Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

    Most schools and daycares require certain childhood vaccines, but they’re also good for your child’s health… to-person. Vaccines contain a weakened version of the infection or versions that resemble it. Most vaccines are given in childhood. Childhood vaccines help your child’s body build up a…

  • COVID Vaccines for Younger Children: What Parents Need to Know

    age group. The vaccine was found to be 90.7% effective in preventing COVID-19 in the younger age group. Safety: The vaccine’s safety was studied in around 3,100 children aged 5 to 11 who were found to have had no serious side

  • Pneumococcal Vaccines for Seniors

    Pneumococcal vaccines help to prevent pneumonia. Adults 65 and older, for whom pneumonia can be fatal, should get two different… to ask your doctor When should I make an appointment to get each type of pneumococcal vaccine? Should I still get the vaccines if I’ve…

  • A gloved doctor is poised to give a toddler a shot in the arm.

    COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under 5

    those that have already had COVID-19, should be vaccinated. The American Academy of Family Physicians agrees, calling the availability of the vaccines “a relief for family physicians, parents, and caregivers who have anxiously awaited the safety review and authorization of these vaccines.” The American

  • Complete Guide to Flu Vaccines

    The best way to protect yourself from the seasonal flu is with the flu vaccine. Read our complete guide and… involved with a flu vaccine? What are the side effects of getting a flu vaccine? Why do I need a flu vaccine every year? When…

  • Baby receives vaccine

    A Family Doctor Responds to New Study on Vaccines and Aluminum

    very seriously. All concerns about vaccines deserve more analysis. The CDC is already working on additional research. Why is aluminum part of vaccines? Small amounts of aluminum are added to some vaccines to help the body build stronger immunity. “Aluminum-containing adjuvants” are vaccine ingredients

  • Managing Your Vaccine Schedule During COVID-19

    If you or your child missed vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic, now is a great time to catch up. Vaccines… old enough to get certain vaccines? What could happen if I don’t get my child vaccinated? Resources The Importance of Vaccinations Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact…

  • COVID-19 Vaccine

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in the United States… responding to the vaccine. There have been reports of a few cases of severe allergic reactions to a component of the mRNA vaccines. Individuals receiving any…

  • Debunking Common COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

    people and their physicians know which vaccines they have received. There are no electronic components in any of the vaccines. The mRNA vaccines contain only mRNA, lipids (fat bubble), salts and other stabilizing agents, which are routinely used in other medicines. The other vaccines contain

  • Help Us Build a Community of Immunity!

    Getting vaccinated is critical to your health. Taking care of your own health also protects those around you… COVID Vaccines for Younger Children: What Parents Need to Know After clinical trials and intense safety monitoring, the CDC says COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective to…

  • The Importance of Vaccinations

    Vaccinations are essential to personal and public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous, and deadly diseases… There have been many misunderstandings about vaccines. There are myths and misleading statements that spread on the internet and social media about vaccines. Here are answers to…

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

    Find out the answers to the most commonly asked questions for the new COVID-19 vaccine… or change your DNA, so it is very safe. This technology has been studied for decades and has been used in other vaccines with no safety concerns. Can any of…

  • Which Vaccinations Do I Really Need?

    Dr. Amra Resic

    Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is a priority, but it’s still important to get all of the vaccinations your family doctor… vaccinations. And this isn’t just true for the COVID-19 vaccine. I also help my patients understand the importance of other vaccines for adults and children…

  • COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 12 to 15

    Even though children aren’t as likely as adults to be infected with COVID-19, they can still catch it, get sick… The Centers for Disease Control recommends the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for kids ages 12 to 15. Pfizer was approved for use in this…

  • Know the Facts About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    It can be hard to know what’s true about COVID-19. You may hear conflicting reports from different sources. Here are… name for the disease caused by coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. This virus can lead to serious illness and death, but there are vaccines available to reduce that…

  • Unsure About the COVID-19 Vaccine? Talk to Your Family Doctor

    Dr. Jennifer Hanna

    Your family doctor can provide trustworthy information about the COVID-19 vaccine and other recommended immunizations… For family doctors, talking about the importance of getting vaccinated is not a new thing. We’ve been counseling our patients on recommended immunizations for years. A variety of vaccines

  • A woman with dark colored hair, wearing a white shirt receiving vaccination

    Adult vaccinations

    Adult vaccinations are important for adults for staying healthy as they age… certain things to consider. These include: Most private health insurance plans cover the cost of vaccines. Medicare and Medicaid will cover certain vaccines. This includes the flu, pneumococcal, and Hep B vaccines. Other…