The DSHS Immunization Section provides reliable and up-to-date information on the science and safety of vaccines. Resources for making an informed, confident choice regarding vaccinations for yourself, your patients and your family are available.

Vaccines help keep you, your children and your community safe from potentially deadly diseases. Before widespread vaccination, these diseases killed many people. 

Need vaccine information tailored to specific ages? Check out:

Kids vaccines (recommendations for kids birth through 7)

Adolescent vaccines (recommendations for kids 11-18)

Maternal vaccines (recommendations for pregnant women)

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Female doctor putting Band-Aid on male patient's right armLearn more about these diseases, including:

  • How they spread
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Treatment
  • Prevention
  • Information from the CDC about these diseases