August is Immunization Awareness Month

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August is Immunization Month

According to the National Library of Medicine, vaccines are important because they protect you against many diseases. These diseases can be very serious. Getting immunity from a vaccine is safer than getting immunity by being sick with the disease. And for a few vaccines, getting vaccinated can actually give you a better immune response than getting the disease would.

Source:, July 1, 2022

The LHI has more information on vaccines such as infant, child and adult vaccine schedules. Call us at (614) 293-3707 or email us at, or stop by the LHI on the 5th floor atrium of Rhodes Hall at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. All information is free and confidential.


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Missy Creed
Consumer Health Librarian


5th Floor Atrium, Rhodes Hall

The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center
450 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

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