Parents across the country have bowed to unsubstantiated information deeming vaccinations unsafe. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Parents who do not vaccinate are putting their children at risk for some of the most debilitating and deadly diseases – the precise reason the vaccines were developed in the first place. Texas wants its parents to make the healthy and smart decision for their children.
Help Protect Texas’ Babies: Make sure your children are fully vaccinated. No vaccinating puts them at incredible risk. This year alone there have been many deaths reported as a result of diseases that could have been avoided by simple vaccinations. Often times financial constraints will keep families from getting unnecessary treatment or making unnecessary trips to the doctor. Vaccinations are necessary. The state of Texas is fully aware that finances can play a role. The state of Texas and federal government both have programs in place that can offset or eliminate the cost to parents for childcare visits and vaccinations. As a parent it is your responsibility to keep your child safe and from harm. Vaccinations are a vital step that protects them now and in the future. Contact your local healthcare provider for more information on vaccinations and financial assistance programs. Keep your child safe – get them vaccinated.