NIAM was established to encourage people of all ages to make sure they are up to date on the vaccines recommended for them. Communities have continued to use the month each year to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases.
More information from the American Academy of Pediatrics can be found here.
July/August Back to School: Ready for school? Make sure those vaccine records are up to date!
August 5-11 Pregnant Women: Protect yourself and pass protection on to your baby.
August 12-18 Babies and Young Children: A healthy start begins with on-time vaccinations.
August 19-25 Preteens & Teens: Ensure a healthy future with vaccines.
August 26-31 Adults: Vaccines are not just for kids.
American Academy of Pediatrics Georgia Chapter