VIS (Vaccine Information Statements)

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) are information sheets produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that explain to vaccine recipients, their parents, or their legal representatives both the benefits and risks of a vaccine. Below is the link to the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [...]

VIS (Vaccine Information Statements)2017-06-28T11:27:04-06:00

Vaccines: Facts & Fiction

Vaccines: Facts & Fiction Originally Published November 2008 in Parenting Magazine When Katie Shutters's 13-month-old daughter, Averie, was born, she followed the recommended vaccine schedule for two months. Then she did some research and decided to hold off on additional shots until Averie turned 9 months old. "I liked the idea of my breast [...]

Vaccines: Facts & Fiction2017-07-07T17:25:23-06:00

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Booster

Pertussis or Whooping Cough Booster (Tdap Vaccine) Experts estimate that up to one million cases of Pertussis (or whooping cough) occur each year in the United States, across all age groups. Facts: Whooping cough is a serious infectious disease on the rise in the United States, across all age groups. According to the CDC, [...]

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Booster2017-07-07T17:29:23-06:00