Plain Talk About Childhood Immunizations
Immunization guide for parents and guardians
Thank you for your interest in learning more about immunizations. As parents, we are asked to make many important health care decisions concerning our children including immunizations.
Plain Talk About Childhood Immunization includes information on vaccine safety, current updated statistics, and questions about delaying immunizations. First developed in 1996 in response to requests by parents, health care professionals, school nurses, child care providers and others, this 50-page booklet provides parents with accurate information about immunizations and the diseases they prevent, benefits and risks and vaccine safety and effectiveness.
- To order English, Russian, or Spanish editions of this FREE resource, call the Family Health Hotline at 1-800-322-2588.
- Copies may also be ordered online through the Washington State Dept. of Health.
- Access an e-reader version for mobile devices is available in English.
- You may also download and print a copy of the booklet in PDF format below: