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Immunization Program


Contact Information
Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Immunization Program
3530 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: (213) 351-7800
Fax: (213) 351-2780
Email: ip@ph.lacounty.gov

Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Unit
Phone: (213) 351-7400
Fax: (213) 351-2781
Email: ip@ph.lacounty.gov

2011 NATIONAL INFANT IMMUNIZATION WEEK AND TODDLER IMMUNIZATION MONTH 
April 23 - 30, 2011 is National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) and the month of May is Toddler Immunization Month (TIM). These celebrations put a spotlight on the importance of immunizations for infants and young children and are a great time to get your child caught up with any needed immunizations.
  •  Doctors recommend that infants and children get a flu vaccine every year and other immunizations at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 12 months, 15 months and 18 months of age. If your child has fallen behind, it’s not too late to get up to date. Confirm today whether your child is due to receive any recommended immunizations.

  • The diseases that immunizations prevent can be serious, especially for infants and young children. In 2010, in Los Angeles County, four infants died from whooping cough, which is also known as pertussis.

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  • Learn the facts about immunizations- they are safe, effective, and do not cause autism.
  • Learn why other families choose to have their children immunized and share why YOU choose immunizations for your family.

Your child’s regular health care provider is your best resource for immunizations.
If your child does not have regular health care provider or health insurance, visit www.ph.lacounty.gov/ip/IZclinics/clinics.htm or dial the Los Angeles County Information Line at 2-1-1 to find a provider that offers no-cost or low-cost immunizations near you.

About Us
Mission Statement: To improve immunization coverage levels & prevent vaccine-preventable diseases.

Vision: Healthy children and adults, free of vaccine-preventable diseases.

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