Through the Childhood Immunization Support Program, the AAP strives to deliver current pediatrician-recommended information about the importance of immunizations. This Web site has information about vaccine safety, immunization schedules, vaccine-preventable diseases, personal stories, and more.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Vaccines and Immunizations
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
This CDC website has information about vaccines and the diseases that can
be prevented by immunization. It includes the recommended
immunization schedules for children, teens, and adults. You can also find
information about vaccine side effects and safety, school and state
requirements, and immunization records. Interactive schedules are also
Immunization Action Coalition
1573 Selby Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) works to raise awareness of the need for immunizations to help prevent disease. The website has videos and photos about how vaccines work and the diseases the vaccines prevent.
The site also offers information about vaccine safety and common concerns and myths about
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
4733 Bethesda Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
This nonprofit agency educates people about the causes, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases.
National Network for Immunization
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555
The National Network for Immunization Information provides
information on immunizations, including each of the recommended childhood
vaccines, the recommended childhood immunization schedule, tips on using the
World Wide Web as a source of immunization and health information, and links to
other helpful sites. You can also search for the vaccines that each state
requires before entry into school or day care.
200 Independence Avenue, Southwest
Washington, DC 20201
This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website has vaccine information from many federal agencies. A Spanish version of the website is available at http://es.vaccines.gov.