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Here you'll find an easy-to-read collection of information from the medical community, statistics and facts based on sound research, and resources from local and national immunization experts.

About the Diseases

Before we can fully understand immunizations – what they do and why they’re recommended – it’s important to get a better sense of the diseases they’re designed to prevent. This section explains vaccine-preventable diseases, their symptoms, how they’re spread, and more.

About the Diseases

About the Vaccines

At the root of the discussion about childhood immunization are the vaccines themselves. This section explains how vaccines work, what’s in them, and common terminology that might come up in the news and conversations about vaccines.

About the Vaccines

Benefits & Risks

Perhaps the most common topics of discussion surrounding childhood immunizations are the ones that parents worry about most – the benefits and risks of administering vaccines to their children. This section addresses some of those concerns and provides solid, fact-based information that parents rely on.

Benefits and Risks

Schedules & Doctor Visits

One of the most important people to involve in the discussion regarding immunizations for your child is your doctor. This section explains some of the reasons behind the recommended vaccine schedule and helps prepare you for immunization visits with your pediatrician.

Schedules & Doctor Visits

Vermont Discussions

A lot of what we hear about childhood immunization is presented from a national standpoint – but what about here in Vermont? This section covers topics specific to us, including vaccine legislation, school requirements, and more.

Vermont Discussions

Videos

Watch Vermont moms discuss different popular topics surrounding childhood immunizations with Burlington-based Dr. Hagan.

Videos