RESOURCES

Vaccine Information Sheets - Vaccine Information Sheets for each ACIP recommended vaccine

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System - The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) is a national early warning system to detect possible safety problems in U.S.-licensed vaccines

Vaccine Preventable Disease Stories - Stories from families and people who contracted vaccine-preventable diseases

History Of Vaccines - The site aims to increase public knowledge and understanding of the ways in which vaccines, toxoids, and passive immunization work, how they have been developed, and the role they have played in the improvement of human health.

CDC Childhood Vaccine Homepage - CDC's Homepage about vaccines for your children

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services - MO DHSS Home page for families and vaccines

Voices For Vaccines - Credible vaccine information for families, from families

Vaccines.gov - Use Vaccines.gov to find a location near you, then call or visit their website to make an appointment.

Travelers Vaccines - Information on which vaccines are needed for traveling internationally

Missouri Immunization Coalition - The Missouri Immunization Coalition exists to reduce the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases through immunization education, advocacy, promotion, and statewide collaborative partnerships.

Immunize.org - Find the latest information about vaccines here

Vaccinate Your Family - Vaccine Your Family’s mission is to protect people of all ages from vaccine-preventable diseases

CDC: Influenza Homepage - Information on the prevention and treatment of influenza

Shingrix - The Shingles Vaccine manufacturer homepage

How to Keep Your Sleeping Baby Safe - Safe Sleep Information

EPA's Bed Bug Homepage - Bed Bugs: Get Them Out and Keep Them Out

CDC's Bed Bug Homepage - Bed bugs, a problem worldwide, are resurging, causing property loss, expense, and inconvenience. The good news is that bed bugs do not transmit disease. The best way to prevent bed bugs is regular inspection for signs of an infestation.

Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline - Reporting child abuse is everyone's responsibility
If you suspect child abuse or neglect, call our toll-free hotline at 1-800-392-3738. Our team will be available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you are hearing or speech impaired, call Relay Missouri at 1-800-735-2466 (voice) or 1-800-735-2966 (text).
Online system for reporting: https://apps.dss.mo.gov/OnlineCanReporting/default.aspx

CDC's Child Abuse and Neglect Homepage - Child abuse and neglect are serious public health problems that can have long-term impact on health, opportunity, and wellbeing. CDC works to understand the problems of child abuse and neglect and prevent them.

Missouri KIDS COUNT - Missouri KIDS COUNT is a diverse team of public sector, non-profit and private sector members that works to improve the lives of Missouri's children by using reliable data to spark collaboration, inform policy making, and make sound investments.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Teen Driving Tips

MoDOT Homepage - Find out Missouri's driving laws and safety tips

Raw Milk FAQs - "Raw milk can carry harmful bacteria and other germs that can make you very sick or kill you. While it is possible to get foodborne illnesses from many different foods, raw milk is one of the riskiest of all. (CDC)"

Raw Milk - "Raw milk can carry harmful bacteria and other germs that can make you very sick or kill you. While it is possible to get foodborne illnesses from many different foods, raw milk is one of the riskiest of all. (CDC)"

Fairs & Festivals - Because foodborne illnesses increase during summer months, it is important to follow food safety steps. Many foodborne illnesses are caused by consuming foods or beverages contaminated with germs. One reason for the increase of foodborne illnesses in the summertime is that people are cooking and eating outside at places such as fairs and festivals more often. Sometimes, the usual safety controls that a kitchen provides, like thermostat-controlled cooking, refrigeration, and washing facilities, may not be available when cooking and dining at these events.

Kids Health - Nemours Children's Health Website designed specifically for kids

Girls Health - Be Healthy. Be Happy. Be You. Beautiful.

Nourish Interactive - A fun place to learn about nutrition!

QuitGuide - smokefree.gov can help you quit and stay quit from tobacco use

The Missouri Tobacco Quitline - Missouri's Quitline webpage
1.800.QUIT.NOW