Questions about vaccines? Find out why they’re so important to your health and the health of your child, and how they can help keep everyone safe.
No one likes shots, but you may be surprised to learn how important vaccines can be for your health.
While the immune system normally detects germs, it doesn’t work fast enough to produce the antibodies needed to protect you. This is where vaccines can help. It prepares your immune to quickly recognize and fight off infections caused by certain bacteria or viruses.
Getting vaccinated can help prevent major diseases, illnesses, and even death in some cases. That’s why it’s important that you talk to your Primary Care Provider (PCP) to get what you need to stay healthy.
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