August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). Established by the National Public Health Information Coalition in 2013, NIAM is an effort by the Centers for Disease Control to educate families about the importance of getting recommended vaccines. As children head back to school this fall, it’s important to ensure your family is protected against serious diseases by getting caught up on routine vaccination. ACA-compliant health insurance plans cover vaccinations free of out-of-pocket cost when you receive routine care from a provider in your plan’s network. #NIAM
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), thousands of American adults get sick each year from diseases that vaccines can prevent. For patients with asthma or COPD, vaccines are an important step in protecting their health from serious diseases like influenza and pneumonia.
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