Pediatric Care of Four Corners believes that the recommended vaccinations for children according to the guidelines provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) are extremely important to follow. Vaccinations for children and young adults are safe and effective in preventing diseases and health complications. Regular vaccinations help children ward off infections, and are administered as one of the safest and best methods of disease prevention.
Important Vaccinations for Children
- HepB: Hepatitis B Vaccine
- RV: Rotavirus Vaccine
- DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis Vaccine
- Hib: Haemophilus Influenzae B Vaccine
- PCV: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
- IPV: Inactivated Polio Vaccine
- Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
- MMR: Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccine
- Varicella: Chicken Pox Vaccine
- HepA: Hepatitis A Vaccine
- 9vHPV, 4vHPV, or 2vHPV: Human Papaloma Virus Vaccine (Children Ages 11-12)
The recommended immunization schedule is designed to protect infants and children early in life, when they are most vulnerable and before they are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases. Following these AAP guidelines, Dr. E will work with you to explain which specific vaccinations for children are recommended and when they should be administered. Typically, infant immunization begins around the age of three months.
For information about these vaccines, the diseases they protect against, immunization schedules, vaccine safety and other important information please visit the AAP’s immunization page.
Questions & Concerns
Dr. E and the support staff of Pediatric Care of Four Corners completely understand that there is a lot of conflicting information out there regarding the safety of vaccinations for children. Any questions or concerns you have about Immunization can and will be addressed by Dr. E. at the time of your visit. If you have any questions prior to that, we are more than happy to discuss with you over the phone.
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