Watch this fun animated video about the importance of vaccinations from PKIDs.org (Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases).
The HealthMap Vaccine Finder helps users find locations that provide eleven routine adult vaccines: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, HPV, influenza, MMR, varicella (chickenpox), Td (tetanus-diphtheria), Tdap, meningococcal, pneumococcal, and herpes zoster (shingles). The Vaccine Finder lists more than 47,000 locations across the country that offer vaccinations, and almost 600,000 consumers have used the tool as of September 2013. The HealthMap Vaccine Finder makes locating vaccines easier and more convenient, and will help to increase national coverage of routine adult vaccines, which are below Healthy People 2020 targets. HHS is supporting this initiative as a part of its efforts to build a better system of prevention for adults.