School is back in session and that means your child’s exposure to germs and diseases is back as well. What is the best preventative measure that you can take to decrease your child’s risk? The physicians at Sunflower Medical Group suggest beginning the school year with back to school vaccinations.
School-Age Children Need Vaccines
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “School-age children, from preschoolers to college students need vaccines.” There are many diseases out there, such as measles and whooping cough that can severely affect your child if they are not vaccinated. When your child is vaccinated, it eliminates the severity of an illness and helps protect schools and communities from outbreaks.
Most Important Thing Parents Can Do: Full Vaccinations
One of the best things that a parent can do for their child is to ensure they receive all of their vaccinations and that they do so on time. Doing this will positively affect your child’s long-term health. Additionally, this will positively affect the health of your child’s classmates, friends, and more.
It Is Not Too Late to Get up to Date
As we previously mentioned, staying on track with vaccinations is extremely valuable when it comes to your child’s health, but if you have missed a few it is not too late to catch up. The pediatric doctors at Sunflower Medical Group are experienced and can provide recommendations for getting your child back on schedule.
If you are interested in vaccinations for your child, give the experts at Sunflower Medical Group a call today. See the contact information for the location nearest you on the home page of our website.