Information For Families

Families are important to us all! Whether for your work family or your own family members, below you will find information about pertussis (whooping cough) and ways you can help protect against this disease. Keep your family safe by being up to date on your own immunizations. Newborns are especially vulnerable to pertussis  because they are not fully protected until their first birthday. You can protect your newborn by being up to date with the Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Acellular Pertussis) vaccine.
Where to go for your shots: has information and resources for you to locate a vaccine for yourself and other family members. You can also call your doctor or visit your local pharmacy.
Immunization and Developmental Milestones tracker for parents. Click here to download this great resource!
Following are tools that may provide you more information in making sure your family stays healthy.

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Videos
Jennifer Lopez
Sounds of Pertussis

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Kerri Russell
Sounds of Pertussis

KerriRussell

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Why You Should
Immunize Your Children

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Coloring Pages
NIIW Coloring Page
- Caterpillar

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Coloring Page

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NIIW Coloring Page
- Giraffe

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Coloring Page

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Growth Chart

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