Reliable Sources for Immunization information

Websites

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) www.aap.org/immunization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for parents: www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents for healthcare providers: www.cdc.gov/vaccines

Every Child by Two (ECBT) www.vaccinateyourfamily.org www.ecbt.org History of Vaccines www.historyofvaccines.org

Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) for the public: www.vaccineinformation.org for healthcare providers: www.immunize.org

U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS) www.vaccines.gov Vaccine Education Center (VEC), Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia www.vaccine.chop.edu

Voices for Vaccines (VFV) for parents, other adults, and healthcare providers: www.voicesforvaccines.org

Apps for Mobile Devices

Healthy Children- A free app from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Vaccines on the Go: A free app from the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

TravWell – a free app from Centers for Disease Control and prevention to help plan a trip and the specific vaccine recommendations recommended

Books

Autism’s False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine, and the Search for a Cure by Paul A. Offit, MD

Parent’s Guide to Childhood Immunization from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Available at www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/parents-guide/default.htm to download or order.

Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: The Forgotten Story by Texas Children’s Hospital vaccine experts R. Cunningham, et al. Available at www.tchorderprocessing.com to order.

Vaccines and Your Child, Separating Fact from Fiction by Paul Offit, MD, and Charlotte Moser, Columbia University Press, 2011. Available at your favorite local or online bookstore.