Just the facts, Jack. The following pages are full to overflowing with facts about vaccine information for parents. You’ll find lots and lots of immunization information on multiple vaccines and the diseases they prevent. You’ll also find our “Bringing It Home” section at the end of each vaccine-preventable disease page. These are Ashland local and relevant bits of information or stories that you may find useful in your decision-making process.
This website isn’t big on scare tactics. You won’t find horror stories or distressing pictures of suffering children. Just lots of facts and numbers and even some graphs.
This section presents a list of vaccine-preventable diseases. Each page includes information about the disease and about the vaccine.
Read about preventable diseases
Vaccines for Teens
This section presents a list of vaccine-preventable diseases aimed at teenagers. Each page includes information about the disease and the vaccine.
Read about vaccines for teens
Oregon has the highest percentage of children enrolled in kindergarten who have been exempted from receiving at least one vaccine, and Ashland has the highest rate of exemptions in the state.
Read about Ashland statistics
Considering Not Vaccinating?
Parents have the choice to not vaccinate their children. However, we encourage you to carefully consider the risk to your child and the community and seek out evidence-based information when making that choice.
Read about considering not vaccinating
This page has information on combination vaccines as well as the Recommended Immunizations for Children from Birth Through 6 Years Old and Oregon Required Immunizations for the current school year.
Read about immunization schedules
Where To Get Vaccinated
This page has information on where to get vaccinated if you live in Southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley. Specific clinics are listed for Ashland and Medford.
Read about where to get vaccinated
This page includes a list of websites which have additional resource information about vaccinations.
Read about resources