In many ways, the pandemic is hitting kids extra hard. Many children aren’t getting the preventive care they need. For example, 40% of parents say their children missed scheduled vaccinations in 2020. Understanding the importance of immunization and following a preventive care calendar will set the stage for better long-term health.
Materials offer information on childhood preventive care, vaccines and why they’re important. There are recommendations on when kids should be vaccinated for things like chickenpox, measles, polio and many other diseases.