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National Vaccination Day

Vaccines are a hot topic in the world today. While many people currently associate the word vaccine with COVID (and we highly recommend that you get the COVID vaccine), there are several essential vaccines that every American should have. Dating back to the 1700s, vaccination methods have been able to

Child getting a vaccine in her arm from a nurse wearing blue protective gloves.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

Vaccines play a crucial role in preventing life-threatening diseases. August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), a yearly observance to bring awareness to the importance of vaccinations. Why are vaccines necessary? Vaccines protect you from severe, sometimes even deadly, diseases. Vaccines protect the person receiving the vaccine and help prevent

Doctor makes vaccination in the shoulder of patient in a hospital.

National Immunization Awareness Month

With the school year kicking off, it only makes sense that National Immunization Awareness Month is August. This month raises awareness and encourages everyone to make sure they are current on the necessary vaccinations for potentially harmful diseases. Many diseases can be easily prevented by getting the appropriate vaccines, while