National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is set for April 18-25, 2015. This week, NIIW will provide parents information on the benefits of immunizations and how to improve the health of children two years old or younger. Immunizations are one of the most effective ways that parents can protect their children from infectious diseases, such as measles and whooping cough.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunizations, can now protect infants and children from 14 vaccine-preventable diseases before age two. The CDC recommends the following immunizations for infants 0-23 months:
At Western Health Advantage, keeping you and your family healthy is our top priority. Preventive care services such as well baby care and immunizations are part of your medical plan, at no additional cost to you! Visit our online infant wellness section for more information.
Disclaimer: Coverage for WHA services depends on eligibility at the time of the service