National Immunization Awareness Month, week three: Keeping little ones safe

Tags: NIAM, immunizations, DSHS

By Perdita Henry

Texas Department of State Health Services is kicking off week three of National Immunization Awareness Month by focusing on infants and children through age six. Did you know that there’s a website that can assist the busy parents of your littlest patients keep track of immunization schedules? ImmTrac is an online portal that allows parents to register and keep track of their child’s vaccination schedule. Safe and secure, ImmTrac is a convenient tool that can help new parents make sure they are keeping their little ones safe.

DSHS also notes that many of your tiny patients may be eligible for Texas Vaccines for Children Program which aims to ensure that all families have the tools to protect their children from vaccine-preventable diseases.

For more information about ImmTrac, the Texas Vaccines for Children Program, or other immunization tools visit DSHS National Immunization Awareness Month website.

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