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Shots & Vaccines

What Vaccines Do I Need for School?

Are you asking yourself what vaccines you need for school? Like most states, Ohio has very specific guidelines about which vaccines are mandatory for school attendance. Students can be held from attending school if they are not up-to-date. Click below to find the most recent list of required vaccinations.
www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules

American Academy of Pediatrics (APP) Parent Immunization Website

Provides information about shot schedules, vaccine safety, preparing children for their shots, international travel and more.
141 Northwest Point Boulevard, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007
(847) 434-4000
www.healthychildren.org

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Parent Immunization Information

Provides parent information about infant, child and teen shot schedules, how vaccines prevent diseases, why kids should get shots and possible side-effects from vaccines.
1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
Toll-free: (800) CDC-INFO or (800) 232-4636
www.cdc.gov

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education Center

Provides up-to-date and reliable information about vaccines for parents and healthcare professionals.
34th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
(800) 879-2467
www.chop.edu

Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)

Offer comprehensive immunization information for health care professionals and the public, including parent handouts about thimerosal, common vaccine questions and more.
1573 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55104
(651) 647-9009
www.immunize.org (for Health Care Professionals)
www.vaccineinformation.org (for Parents & Families)

Kids Health

This website offers a broad range of information on many topics for parents:

kidshealth.org

Vaccination Clinics

Click below to find out more about vaccine and immunization clinics in the health insurance section of CAP4Kids.
Go to CAP4Kids Shots & Vaccines Page