Immunizations have had an enormous impact on improving the health of children in the United States. Most parents today have never seen first-hand the devastating consequences that vaccine-preventable diseases have on a family or our community. While these diseases are not common in the U.S., they persist around the world. It is important that we protect our children with vaccines because outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases can and do occasionally occur in this country. Click on your child’s age group for a vaccine schedule to help you stay on track.