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are just that, prevented by vaccine. Call your local health department and see what shots you need.
When you get vaccinated, you not only protect yourself but those around you. This includes babies too young to be vaccinated.
The VFC program
provides vaccines at to children 18 & under at no cost at their doctor's office. More info is at wvimmunization.org
Do you know what shots you need? We've made it easy for you. Click here to see the schedules
. Go to www.wvimmunization.org
Did you know children in WV have died from complications from the flu? It's never too late to get protected against the flu.
Missing your child's shot record
? Ask your doctor to check WVSIIS. It's a state managed database of children's vaccinations.
State code requires physicians giving shots to children under 18 to report them to the state immunization registry
within 2 weeks.
Traveling outside of the U.S. and need to know what shots are recommended? Click on the travel link
Wondering about potential side effects from a vaccine or their benefits? See www.wvimmunization.org & click the VIS link
. Just the facts!