Pediatric Associates of Medford, P.C., follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). For information about these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visit https://healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/immunizations/Pages/default.aspx
For detailed informational sheets published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), please visit https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/index.html
Our vaccine philosophy
Our practice believes that all children should receive the recommended vaccines according to the guidelines provided by the AAP and the CDC. Vaccines are safe and effective in preventing diseases and health complications in children and young adults. Regular vaccinations help children ward off infections, and are administered as one of the safest and best methods of disease prevention.
We are happy to discuss your concerns about vaccines at your child's next visit.
Recommended immunization schedule:
- 2021 recommended immunizations for children from birth through 6 years old
- 2021 recommended immunizations for children 7 to 18 years old
- more information from HealthyChildren.org
- Vaccine Safety: The Facts: A brief fact sheet on vaccines from the AAP