Long Pond Pediatrics follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). For information about these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visit https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/immunization/Pages/default.aspx?
For detailed informational sheets published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) please visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis.
Our Vaccine Philosophy
Our practice believes that all children should receive the recommended vaccines according to the guidelines provided by the AAP and the CDC. Vaccines are safe and effective in preventing diseases and health complications in children and young adults. Regular vaccinations help children ward off infections, and are administered as one of the safest and best methods of disease prevention.
We are happy to provide in-depth education and address your concerns at your next visit. If a vaccination schedule cannot be agreed upon, the doctor may recommend that you seek care from another pediatrician.
Recommended Immunization Schedule
- 0 - 6 Years - Schedule for Persons Aged 0 Through 6 Years | 2011
- 7-18 Years - Schedule for Persons Aged 7 Through 18 Years | 2011
- Catch-up Schedule - Schedule for Persons Aged 4 Months Through 18 Years Who Start Late or Who Are More Than 1 Month Behind | 2011
Vaccine Safety: The Facts A brief fact sheet on vaccines from the AAP