August is Immunization Awareness month! Immunizations improve the safety and health of people of all ages, not just infants and young children. Immunizations are also called "shots" or "vaccines." Immunizations help your body build stronger defenses to fight off diseases like the flu, pneumonia, and measles. It's important to know what immunizations you need and when to get them. Learn more about immunizations by following the links below.
Immunizations You Need
Find out what immunizations you and the people you support need by taking this quiz. You can also use these handy immunization guides for children, teens, and adults.
Schedule Your Shots
It's good to schedule routine checkups for the shots you need. Take a look at this recommended adult immunization schedule and use a vaccine tracker to record what shots you have received.