Immunization Information for You and Your Loved Ones

Vaccines play an important role in keeping us all healthy. Vaccines save lives by protecting us from serious diseases, like COVID-19, measles, and whooping cough, throughout life. So, it’s important to know the facts about vaccines, immunization, and vaccine-preventable diseases. Learn about how vaccines work and find reliable, easy-to-understand answers to common questions about vaccination.

Tell Me More: Immunization

Medical experts from HHS provide an overview of immunization, some background on the success in eliminating diseases and the dangers of skipping vaccines for preventable diseases. Watch Tell Me More: Immunization video

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It’s Time to Say Boo to the Flu!

Flu vaccination is essential to protecting the public’s health. And, with the community spread of COVID-19, it is more important than ever to work with each other to prevent the spread of flu in our communities. The good news is you can help communities protect themselves against the flu by sharing information on flu vaccines! Use the “Boo to the Flu” toolkit to encourage everyone to get a flu vaccine by October 31.

HPV Vaccine

HPV Vaccine Protects Against Cancer

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is very common in the United States – at any given time, about 1 in 4 people have it. The HPV vaccine can protect people against 6 types of cancer. Learn more about the HPV VAX NOW campaign.

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We Can Do This

COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and available for free to everyone 6 months and older living in the U.S.

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