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.

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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Do not wait. Vaccinate!

Protect yourself and your loved ones. Get your flu shot now.

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We Can Do This

COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, and available for free to everyone ages 5 and older living in the U.S.

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