National Infant Immunization Week runs until April 30.
The Coastal Health District urges parents and caregivers to make sure that their children are up-to-date on vaccinations. By age 2, a child should be up-to-date on their first series of infant immunizations, according to a district news release.
There are 10 childhood vaccines that protect children from 14 different diseases, according to the Coastal Health District:
For more information on immunizations schedules, go to www.gachd.org and click on Immunizations and Vaccinations under the Quick Links menu.
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