School Age

Your kids are getting bigger and creating new challenges from choosing their own clothes to creating new friendships. What role should you play as your child grows older?

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Since infectious diseases are spread in close confines, schools are prime breeding grounds. To keep all children protected, states mandate an immunization schedule for every child who attends school. These include required vaccinations against hepatitis B, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, and, as of September 2016, meningococcal disease.