A miracle of modern medicine is that a variety of childhood conditions can be prevented through proper vaccination. Hendersonville Pediatrics, P.A. prides itself in its commitment to supporting patients with being properly vaccinated throughout their childhood and adolescence. Despite the controversy over alleged unintended side-effects of selected vaccinations, our providers follow evidence-based practices and are committed to promoting good health through proper immunization.
Parents obviously play a huge role in partnering with their child’s pediatrician to ensure proper immunization. It can get complicated keeping straight which vaccinations are recommended for which ages. Normally, any scheduled vaccinations are administered and reviewed at your child’s well child check. We encourage you to contact our office at any time you have questions concerning your child’s immunization history or schedule. Please note that immunization history records can now be accessed directly by you through our patient portal. If you’ve not already registered for this valuable service please call our office.
Vaccine Schedule Recommendations
Below is the vaccine schedule recommended by the Centers For Disease Control’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. (ACIP) for children and adolescents. Your child’s actual immunization schedule vary from CDC when combination vaccinations are available. Use of combination vaccinations is desirable in that your child will experience fewer injections.