Vaxx Facts to Go
We are here to provide you with all the resources you need to share vaccine information with family and friends, or answer your questions as you decide to vaccinate your family.
Ask the Vaxperts
The Idaho State University College of Pharmacy Vaxperts is a great way to get through the false information that keeps popping up on the internet and during family dinner table discussions. If you have a question about the COVID-19 vaccine and you are looking for the facts…this is a resource you can trust!
Who can you trust? We know it is hard to filter through the overload of information we get daily. Here is a list you can trust.
Reframing the Conversation about Child and Adolescent Vaccinations
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
AAP’s childhood immunization website contains information for both parents and clinicians.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The information on this website ranges from official vaccine recommendations for healthcare professionals to information for the general public about vaccines.
Every Child by Two (ECBT)
ECBT, founded by Rosalynn Carter and Betty Bumpers, has created these two websites. Each contains a broad array of educational materials and information about vaccines, their safety, vaccine research and science, vaccine misperceptions, and many other topics to help clinicians and parents.
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)
IAC is a nonprofit organization that promotes immunization for all people against vaccine-preventable diseases. These websites offer educational materials, photos, and video clips for parents, healthcare professionals, the media, and the general public.
U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Vaccines.gov is the federal gateway to information on vaccines and immunizations for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors.
Vaccine Education Center (VEC)
The goal of the VEC at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is to accurately communicate the facts about each childhood vaccine. VEC publishes a monthly vaccine e-newsletter for parents titled “Parents PACK.” For more information click here.
Small Grant Program
Sponsored by the Idaho Immunization Coalition Idaho Immunization Coalition would like to invite like-minded organizations (non-profits, public health, educational institutions, colleges/universities, local immunization coalitions, etc.) who want to make a difference in promoting immunizations in their community. The Idaho Immunization Coalition is sponsoring a Small Grant Program (grants ranging from $100 – $500) open to any organization in Idaho who would like financial support for an event, project or educational opportunity that relates to increasing immunizations in their local community. Applications will be given consideration quarterly, and organizations may apply annually. Please contact Karen Sharpnack for more details and to receive the application on the Small Grant Program.
HPV Free ID
Click on the link to learn more about how you can make a difference and help create an HPV Free Idaho!
10 Reasons to Vaccinate
If you have ever found yourself asking this question The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases has compiled a list of 10 reasons to be vaccinated which can be viewed here .
IRIS – Idaho’s Immunization Information Reminder System
Idaho’s Immunization Reminder Information System (IRIS) A statewide system to help you and your healthcare provider keep track of your family’s immunization records.