Before making decisions about vaccination, it's important to get the facts. This site was created
to help you do just that. Here, you'll find information on vaccines: how they work, what's in them,
benefits and risks, and more.

Scroll down to learn about common vaccine myths

When it comes to vaccines,
adults only need the flu shot.

The CDC recommends
up to 6 vaccines, even for healthy adults.

Most vaccines for adults only
help prevent mild diseases.

Many diseases can be serious.
When you choose not to get vaccinated,
you may put yourself at risk.

All I need to do to stay
healthy is eat right and exercise.

Staying up-to-date with
CDC-recommended vaccines and regular
check-ups is also part of helping to protect
your good health.

My doctor didn't say I needed any
vaccines, so I must be up-to-date.

Making sure your vaccinations are
up-to-date is a team effort. Be proactive
and talk to your doctor about vaccination.

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