Resources

Looking for reliable sources of information about vaccines? Check out the websites below!

The American Academy of Family Physicians – dedicated to the health of individuals and their communities, across the ages.

The American Academy of Pediatrics – dedicated to the health of all children. Follow this link for parents, or click here for providers.

The Immunization Action Coalition – seeking to increase vaccination rates and decrease disease by producing and distributing educational materials to healthcare professionals and the public.

Voices for Vaccines – a parent-driven pro-vaccine community, supported by health professionals, scientists, and public health officials, that provides clear evidence-based information about vaccines and vaccine preventable disease. Looking for stories of people who have changed their minds about vaccines? This is the place. Tell your vaccine story and become a part of the conversation.

Every Child By Two – founded by Rosalynn Carter and Betty Bumpers, ECBT offers a comprehensive resource for vaccine FAQs and information, videos by experts, and stories of families touched by vaccine-preventable disease. Its yearly State of the Immunion report highlights immunization rates across the nation, costs to the community of vaccine-preventable illness, and the effects of policy on vaccination in the U.S. See also Every Child by Two’s Vaccinate Your Family program and their Shot of Prevention blog.

The History of Vaccines – an educational resource by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Everything you ever wanted to know about the history of vaccines and vaccine-preventable disease.

Autism Speaks – “Dedicated to promoting solutions across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – your go-to source for information about vaccines. The CDC plays a lead role in promoting public health through vaccination, in supporting research into the safety and efficacy of vaccines, in determining the vaccine schedules, and in post-licensure monitoring of vaccines after wide-spread use.

Skeptical Raptor – Scientist, researcher, and blogger, Skeptical Raptor is on a mission to debunk myths and expose pseudoscience and those who pedal it.