National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)

April 18 - 25, 2015

An annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities.

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On this page:
Parent Resources

Provider Resources
CDC Childhood Immunization Champion

Parent Resources


  • Protect your little sluggers. Get them vaccinated! - Public Service Announcement

    This public service announcement features Brian Duensing of the Minnesota Twins talking about the importance of infant immunization. Attention: Non-MDH link

  • Vaccinate your baby: Video FAQs
    These videos provide answers to frequently asked questions from experts in the fields of immunization and autism. Attention: Non-MDH link


  • Immunization stories
    Minnesota parents share personal stories about why they feel immunizations are important.
  • For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children
    A website specifically for parents from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with information on vaccines and parent-friendly immunization schedules. Attention: Non-MDH link
  • Vaccinate your baby
    Information about vaccines including videos of experts answering common questions about immunization. Attention: Non-MDH link
  • Moms Who Vax
    This blog offers stories from parents who have decided to vaccinate their children. Attention: Non-MDH link

Provider Resources

Participate in NIIW: Use these campaign resources!

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Additional Provider Resources

CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award

Updated Monday, May 18, 2015 at 03:12PM