Childhood Immunization Schedule Makes It Easier to Protect Against Preventable Diseases

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is urging parents not to delay getting their children's immunizations for preventable diseases such as measles, hepatitis and chickenpox. Pediatricians are also highlighting the importance of ensuring older children have their annual flu shot or HPV vaccination. 

Feel free to download and share the childhood vaccination schedule on this site. The handy guide gives a routine schedule of needed vaccines and clearly explains what the medical terms and abbreviations mean.

Other messages related to childhood vaccines to share with employees include this article on how to choose a pediatrician and this Q&A with Joseph Gigante, M.D., a pediatrician at Children's Hospital on what we need to know about measles.

The childhood immunization schedule from the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt can be downloaded for a handy guide of needed vaccines.