SWIC understands there is a lot of overwhelming information on the web about vaccines.
Our trusted resources connects parents and providers with creditable non-profit organizations dedicated to promoting vaccine levels through scientific education and personal experience with vaccine preventable diseases.
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC): A nationally recognized resource for parents and providers on vaccines. http://www.immunize.org/
Vaccine Education Center (VEC): The goal of the VEC at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is to accurately communicate the facts about each childhood vaccine. VEC publishes a monthly vaccine e-newsletter for parents titled Parents PACK. VEC also has an excellent mobile app Vaccines on the Go: What you need to know. http://www.chop.edu/service/vaccine-education-center/home.html
Every Child by Two (ECBT): Founded by Rosalynn Carter and Betty Bumpers, ECBT provides educational materials and information about vaccines, their safety, vaccine research and science, and vaccine misconceptions to help clinicians and parents. http://www.ecbt.org/
History of Vaccines: Interactive website from the College of Physicians of Philadelphia includes games, videos, and fun facts. http://www.historyofvaccines.org/
Families Fighting Flu: A non-profit with personal stories of families who have lost children to the flu. http://www.familiesfightingflu.org/
Voices for Vaccines: Voices for Vaccines (VFV) is a parent-driven organization supported by scientists, doctors, and public health officials that provides parents clear, science-based information about vaccines and vaccine-preventable disease, as well as an opportunity to join the national discussion about the importance of on-time vaccination. http://www.voicesforvaccines.org/
Meningitis Angels: educates the public, health professionals, child care facilities, schools and universities on not only meningitis but other vaccine preventable diseases and the preventions including vaccines, though personal stories, our educational brochures, posters and videos. http://www.meningitis-angels.org/index.html