Protecting Your Child
Vaccinations are one of the best ways parents can protect infants, children and teens from potentially harmful diseases. Vaccine-preventable diseases can be very serious and can require hospitalization, or even be deadly,especially in infants and young children.
Rainbow Pediatrics follows the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics), the CDC (Center of Disease Control) and Bright Futures schedule for vaccine administration. At this time, the vaccines recommended in the first 18 years are as follows:
To learn more about these vaccines, click on the links below.
- Hep B (hepatitis type B)
- DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis)
- IPV (polio)
- HIB (hemophilus Influenza B meningitis)
- Pneumococcal meningitis
- Rota (Rotavirus)
- MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
- Flu (influenza)
- Hep A (Hepatitis type A)
- Men (Mennigococcal meningitis ACWY)
- Men (Mennigococcal meningitis B)
- HPV (human papilloma virus)