The Importance of Immunizations
Are you wondering if your child really needs immunizations? The truth is, that immunizations are an easy, effective way to prevent the spread of contagious and serious illnesses and diseases. Immunizations protect your child. Dr. Sherley Aramath and Dr. Tien Truong at Arlington Family Practice in Arlington, TX, offer a wide range of medical services including immunizations, for people of all ages.
Immunizations are important, and that’s not all. Consider that immunizations are also:
Your child needs immunizations because a child’s immune system isn’t as strong as that of an adult. An immature immune system makes your child more susceptible to being infected with an illness or developing a disease. Your child also needs immunizations to attend daycare or school.
The CDC publishes recommendations on which vaccines your child needs from birth to age 18. The recommended vaccines are:
To view or print the current immunization schedule from the CDC, please click here.
Immunizations aren’t just important for children. Adults need them too. Seniors are especially vulnerable to the effects of viruses and bacteria. Important immunizations for adults include:
To discover more about the importance of immunizations and how they can protect your child’s health, call Dr. Aramath and Dr. Truong at Arlington Family Practice in Arlington, TX. You can reach them in the office by calling (817) 277-6444, so call today.