Why vaccinate

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Vaccinating your child is one of the most important things you can do to protect their health. Getting all the recommended vaccines on time is the safest and best way to protect your child from diseases that can cause serious illness, long-term disability, and death. When your child gets vaccinated, it also helps protect the people you love and your community.  

In this section, you will find more information on:

  • Why vaccination is important 
  • What you need to know if you choose not to vaccinate 
  • How vaccines work 

Date last reviewed: 
Monday, May 16, 2022