Immunization Awareness Month

August is Immunization Awareness Month in Fairfax CountyAugust is National Immunization Awareness Month. Protect yourself and your community by making sure your family's immunizations are up-to-date. Vaccines are proven to be safe and effective and are available through your health care provider and the Fairfax County Health Department clinics.

Each week during the month of August, we will highlight the importance of vaccines in every stage of life. Stay tuned to the Health Department's Facebook page and Twitter feed for more important information about immunizations:

1. Aug. 3-9: A Healthy Start. Vaccines give parents the safe, proven power to protect their children from 14 serious diseases before they turn 2 years old.

2. Aug. 10-16: Back to School. It's the perfect time to make sure children are up to date on their vaccines.

3. Aug. 17-23: Off to the Future.
Young adults need vaccines, too.

4. Aug. 24-30: Not Just for Kids.
Most adults have probably not received all the vaccines they need.

Health Department Resources

Picture of the side of a school busSchool-Required Immunizations

Picture of a plane taking offInternational Travel Clinics

Picture of a child's hopscotch gameChildhood Immunizations

Picture of adultsAdult Immunizations

Picture of hand pulling vaccine into a syringeFlu Vaccine

Adolescent and Adult Vaccine Quiz.

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