Vaccines save lives.
To help communicate the message that vaccines are not only safe and effective, but essential in protecting the health of our children, TPS has created a video featuring two Texas families who have lost children to vaccine preventable disease.
Talking to Families About the Importance of Vaccinations: Two Families Share Their Story
To hear more from these families on the devastating impact flu and pertussis (whooping cough) had on their lives, please see their individual stories by clicking the links below.
Vaccine Preventable Disease: The Real Impact
Reliable information from organizations that are dedicated to the health and safety of children
American Academy of Pediatrics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Vaccines and Immunization
Vaccine Safety Information
Info to help parents separate fact from fiction
Vaccine Studies: Examine the Evidence
Clear Answers and Smart Advice About Your Baby's Shots
Some Common Misconceptions
Provider Resources for Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy
Tools to help health care providers communicate to parents the importance of vaccination
Risk Communication Videos
Strategies for Pediatricians: Addressing Common Concerns of Vaccine Hesitant Parents
Making the CASE for Vaccine Safety: A New Model for Communicating with Parents
Provider Resources for Vaccine Conversations with Parents
Vaccine Preventable Disease: The Forgotten Story