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Sources of Information for Parents and Patients

This page was reviewed or revised on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 11:16 AM

Helpful Links

Canadian Immunization Awareness Program

  • bilingual site for parents on childhood immunization
  • includes questions and answers on immunization, misconceptions about vaccines and vaccine safety

Canadian Coalition for Influenza Immunization

  • bilingual site with extensive information on influenza for the general public

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

  • information for you and your family, workplace and health care providers

Understanding Vaccines

  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases that discusses the benefits of vaccination, how vaccines and the immune system work, different types of vaccines, and how vaccines are developed and tested.  (U.S. website)
  • presents information in an easy-to-understand format