National Infant Immunization Week - Minnesota Dept. of Health

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)

April 16-23, 2016

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


  • 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


  • 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

Provider Resources

Participate in NIIW with these campaign resources!

Poster image of My influenza vaccine protects my son. Poster image of Protect those you love. Immunize. with pregnant woman.

Additional Provider Resources


    • Making the CASE for Vaccines: Communicating about Vaccine Safety
      This webinar from the VIC Network features Alison Singer, founder and president of the Autism Science Foundation, discussing strategies for talking to parents about vaccines and autism and some of the new work being done to find the cause of autism. Attention: Non-MDH link


CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award

Updated Monday, April 18, 2016 at 11:10AM