Answering Your Questions

As parents, determining how best to protect our children can be overwhelming and confusing because of the volume of information available on the internet about vaccines. We have answers based only on credible medical research and science from the most trusted and respected physicians.

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Immunity is the body’s way of protecting against and preventing disease. Children are born with an immune system composed of cells, glands, organs, and fluids located throughout the body…
To provide the best protection, some vaccines require an additional dose or doses as we get older…
Vaccines needed before travel depends on where you are going and what you will be doing. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention maintains a destination tool to find the vaccines and medications you need for your next trip. ..
A flu vaccine is needed every season for two reasons…
School immunization laws are set by individual states. Public health programs, such as immunization, are designed to protect the health of the public — that is, everybody. Remember that vaccines protect not only the person being vaccinated, but also people around them. ..
Many types of products including cars, toys, and food products are sometimes recalled for short times or withdrawn permanently from the market because they don’t work properly or pose a safety risk. Although every vaccine goes through years of testing before being used, vaccines or vaccine lots (specific batches) can also be withdrawn or recalled…
If enough kids are not vaccinated, a disease can easily spread within their daycare, classroom, or community. If your child is medically able to get vaccinations, you can protect those that cannot: newborn babies, kids going through chemotherapy, and more…
Before a new vaccine is ever given to people, extensive lab testing is done that can take several years. Once testing in people begins, it can take several more years before clinical studies are complete and the vaccine is licensed…


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About I Vaccinate

I Vaccinate provides information and tools based on real medical science and research to help Michigan parents protect their kids. Support is provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Franny Strong Foundation.

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As parents, determining how best to protect our children can be overwhelming and confusing. We’re here to help.

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