Reducing Your Health Risks With Vaccines
Central Florida Health News|August 2021
Vaccines are one of the best ways to reduce your risk of illness and the spread of disease. Serious research has gone into making vaccines that are safe, efficient and effective for all ages.
RODOLFO FERNANDEZ, MD,

Who Needs Vaccines?

Adults and children need vaccines to reduce health risks. The types needed may depend on your age, health history or where you work and travel. From birth, timely vaccination helps provide immunity before children are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases.

How Can Vaccines Help Me?

• Be less likely to pass on infections to your close contacts

• Not miss work or school because of sick time

• Prevent serious complications and even death from certain infections

• Reduce your risk of getting sick when traveling

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