Vaccination saves lives

Each month, the APIC Communications Committee develops a backgrounder for consumers on infection prevention which is posted to the “Monthly alerts for consumers” page of  August is National Immunization Awareness Month–a perfect time to focus on the importance of vaccinations. That is why vaccination is the subject of this month’s feature, developed by Vicki Allen, MSN, RN, CIC. Vaccinations are safe and recommended throughout our lives—from infancy through adulthood. 

Read more about the importance of vaccination in this month’s consumer backgrounder.  Feel free to share and use these consumer-friendly materials in your education efforts and sign up to receive monthly updates via email.

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