A to Z Pediatrics follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). For information about these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visit http://www.aap.org/healthtopics/immunizations.cfm
For detailed informational sheets published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) please visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis.
A to Z Pediatrics is a Pro Vaccination Patient Centered Medical Home.
We strongly believe in "Always better to prevent a disease than to treat it after it occurs".
All children should receive the age appropriate vaccines as per the guidelines provided by the AAP and the CDC. Vaccination is one of the best ways parents can protect infants, children,teens and yound adults from 16 potentially harmful diseases. Vaccine-preventable diseases can be very serious, may require hospitalization, or even be deadly - especially in infants and young children.
We are happy to discuss your concerns about vaccines at your child's next visit.
Recommended Immunization Schedule
- 0-6 Years -Schedule for Persons Aged 0 Through 6 Years | 2016
- 7-18 Years-Schedule for Persons Aged 7 Through 18 Years | 2016
- Catch-up Schedule-Schedule for Persons Aged 4 Months Through 18 Years Who Start Late or Who Are More Than 1 Month Behind | 2016
- Vaccine Safety: The Facts A brief fact sheet on vaccines from the AAP
- American Academy of Pediatrics President Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children Against Measles