As a parent, we have to make our child’s life as safe as possible by preventing from various life threatening diseases. And immunizations are very first and common prevention way to keep such diseases at bay. Vaccines are considered as a long term safeguard for your child.
Why: As immunizations vaccines are made of either weakened or killed bacteria or virus that causes a particular disease. When these altered virus or bacteria are injected or taken orally, it increases the immune system to harvest antibodies which remain active in the body and combat off the real diseases.
How: Health insurance for whole families typically covers most if not all of the cost of the vaccines. It is okay if you do not have health insurance, but there are several programs that can help your child receive immunizations with no cost. Some programs include: Healthy Families, Medi-Cal, Vaccines for Children, and California’s Child Health and Disability Prevention programs. Read more.......