Monthly Archives: April 2021

Vaccines for Preschool and Elementary School Kids: Ongoing Protection

As your child grows up, booster doses of some vaccines are important to help strengthen their immune system. These vaccines prevent infections that can still be harmful in older children. They also spread very easily in the classroom setting. The flu shot is required annually because the flu virus changes every year.  Chickenpox (varicella) vaccine […]


Vaccines for Infants and Toddlers: What you need to know

The first months and years of your child’s life are an important time to protect them against various diseases. Infants and toddlers are especially vulnerable to infections that can be life threatening. Vaccines help your child’s immune system create protection against these infections. Immunity from the vaccine is just as good as immunity from the […]