Immunizations, also known as vaccinations or "baby shots," can protect your child from many serious diseases. Parents should make sure that their children are up-to-date on all recommended vaccinations infants and children preteens and teens. Parents should ask their children’s pediatricians about vaccinations at each visit.
Children without doctors or children who are uninsured can be vaccinated at St. Joseph Center for Health and Human Services. Older children can also be immunized at school through Vaccinate Before You Graduate.
Lead poisoned children are likely to suffer life-long consequences. Fortunately, parents can take actions to protect children from lead poisoning. more