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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.
cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Healthy Children

The website has information on a wide range of health topics, including safety, fitness, school issues, dating, substance abuse; emotional wellness, including helping children handle stress, psychiatric medications, grief. It also provides information about healthy living, family life, immunizations, developmental stages and more.
healthychildren.org

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.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333
(800) 232-4636 Toll-free or (888) 232-6348 TTY
cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/index.html

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education Center

Provides up-to-date and reliable information about vaccines for parents and healthcare professionals. Visit the website for contact information.
3401 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
chop.edu/centers-programs/vaccine-education-center

Fast VAX Facts Mobile App

An app that parents and caregivers can use to get trusted, factual information on immunizations. Search “Fast VAX Facts” in the App Store or on Google Play. Click the link below for more information.
ohioaap.org/FVF

Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)

Offers immunization information for health care professionals and the public, including parent handouts about thimerosal, common vaccine questions and more.
immunize.org (for Health Care Professionals)
vaccineinformation.org (for Parents & Families)

Kids Health

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

kidshealth.org

U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Their website has helpful information about food safety, dietary supplements, food ingredients, and nutrition; drugs, medical devices, radiation-emitting products, vaccines and more.
10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland 20993
(888) 463-6332
fda.gov