If you don’t have insurance coverage for immunizations or if your child is VFC (Vaccines for Children) eligible, visit one of the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) clinics for free childhood, adolescent and adult immunizations.
Vaccines are held to the highest standard of safety.
The United States has the safest, most effective vaccine supply in history.
Vaccines are continually monitored for safety and effectiveness.
VACCINE SAFETY RESOURCES
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) IAC is a nonprofit organization that promotes immunization. You will find reliable sources of information about immunizations, including links to websites, phone numbers, and books.
IAC Vaccine Information This site includes a question and answer section for vaccine-preventable diseases, immunization information for infants, children, and adults, a collection of "Unprotected People" stories, and more.
Vaccine Education Center (VEC) The goal of the VEC at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is to accurately communicate the facts about each childhood vaccine. VEC also publishes a monthly vaccine e-newsletter for parents titled “Parents Pack.” For more information or to subscribe, click here.
15- year- old, Robert Till worked with the Montgomery County Immunization Coalition (MCIC) to produce a teen vaccine awareness video about the importance of vaccinations for teens, to fulfill the requirements of his Eagle Scout badge. He thought by having vaccine experts answer teenagers’ questions, it would empower teens to learn more about vaccines and get themselves vaccinated.
Please watch the video here, and share it with your colleagues, friends and family.