August is National Immunization Awareness Month


Not Just for Kids

Immunizations help prevent dangerous, and sometimes deadly, diseases. To stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and tuberculosis, everyone needs to get their shots – even adults.

Many people tend to think of immunizations as a precaution for children. But the truth is that adults, even healthy ones, need to get vaccinations to protect their health. Every year, thousands of adults in the U.S. needlessly suffer, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines. Continue reading