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What Every Parent Needs To Know

Immunizing your child is the best choice you can make to protect his or her health. Once your baby arrives, you’ll have plenty of concerns like diapers, feeding schedules, getting some sleep and celebrating your new addition. Vaccinating your child on the recommended schedule allows you to have one less thing to worry about.

This section will answer your top questions about getting your child vaccinated:

  • How can I comfort my child before and after his or her shots?
  • Which vaccines are required to attend a Colorado child care center, preschool or kindergarten through grade 12 school?
  • Where can I get my child vaccinated?
  • What if I can’t afford to pay for my child’s vaccines? How can I make sure he or she is protected?
  • How can I participate in the Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS), a state-wide registry, to help keep my child’s vaccinations on track?
  • How can vaccines help protect my baby before, during and after pregnancy?
  • Are there different vaccine recommendations for children with special needs?
  • How can I make going to the doctor less stressful for my child?
  • Which vaccines do adolescents and adults need to stay healthy beyond childhood?

Immunization is a simple way to ensure that your child gets the healthy start he or she deserves. Pat yourself on the back for being an informed advocate for your little one's health. And remember, when they're good, we're all good.

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