Vaccine Preventable Diseases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends vaccinations from birth through adulthood to provide a lifetime of protection against many diseases and infections, such as influenza, pneumococcal disease, human papillomavirus, measles, and hepatitis A and B. This page provides resources for both healthcare professional and consumers on vaccine-preventable diseases. Visit the CDC website for a complete list of vaccinations used in the United States. 

The following links are APIC resources on vaccine-preventable diseases for healthcare professionals.

Statements and position papers

Implementation guides and tools

Education & training

APIC offers a comprehensive collection of clinical education and professional development programs. The following resources are educational opportunities related to vaccine-preventable diseases.

Visit the Education & Certification page for more educational opportunities.

Prevention Strategist articles

The following links include articles on vaccine-preventable diseases from APIC’s Prevention Strategist magazine.

AJIC articles

Search the American Journal of Infection Control website for more articles on vaccine-preventable diseases. To access these articles, you need to first login to the APIC website.

External resources

The following links are APIC and external resources on vaccine-preventable diseases and infection prevention for consumers.


External resources