Diseases that Vaccines Prevent

Young girl getting a vaccine

Vaccines have significantly improved the health of children, teens and adults in a short period of time. Infectious illnesses, such as polio or measles, that you or parents may have had as children, no longer affect most children today. Very high immunization coverage is necessary to prevent the spread of many vaccine preventable diseases. Learn more about the diseases that can be prevented with vaccines by clicking on the links below.