Childhood Immunization and Vaccines

The American College of Pediatricians (The College) is committed to the immunization of infants, children and adolescents according to the published reports and schedules of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  The College reminds parents that their child’s pediatrician is the best source of information about what is best for their child.

The following are statements and resources on childhood immunization.

Immunization: Rights and Responsibilities– May 2019

Human Papillomavirus Vaccination– Jan 2019

New Concerns about HPV Vaccine– Jan 2016

Immunizations are Safe: College Rejects Shoddy Research– Press Release 2011

Parent’s Rights and Children’s Health– Press Release 2011

Pertussis Update– 2017

Vaccine Origins– Patient Handout 2017