Minimizes the occurrence of vaccine preventable diseases; increases rate of completed immunizations in pre-school populations by making clinics accessible and affordable to parents and/or caregivers. Immunization clinics are held the third Tuesday of each month: from 4-6PM and are free of charge. Eligibility: Children under age 19, or college students.Childhood Diseases are Preventable
Visit the Immunization FAQ for answers to the most frequently asked questions.
In addition, check the Fact Sheet on Vaccine-Preventable Childhood Diseases for a better idea as to what it is you are protecting your child against.
- The major childhood diseases are dangerous and can br crippling or even deadly. But they can be prevented with a complete series of immunizations.
- Start at birth and continue to follow the schedule provide in the table below.
- Bring your child's official immunization card to every visit with a health care provider or WIC center.
- If you have children 5 years of age or younger, ask your doctor if they should be screened for lead poisoning.
New York State
RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE
for children and adolescents
For additional information and fact sheets on immunizations, please visit the following sites:
New York State Department of Health
Vaccine Safety and the Importance of Immunizations
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Immunization website
New York State Department of Health Seasonal Influenza website
Immunization Action Coalition: vaccine education and resources for professionals