Pregnancy and Immunization:
If you’re pregnant or planning to conceive, it’s time to give your immunization history some attention. Some vaccine-preventable infections can pose a serious risk to your health and your unborn baby’s. Check with your doctor to see what you may be missing.
Carroll, Coweta, Fayette, Henry, and Upson County Health Departments are also registered travel clinics through CDC. If you are planning a trip out of the country, review CDC travel recommendations. Plan early! Give us a call because it can take up to a month to complete all travel vaccines needed.
How Can I find old immunization records?
Unfortunately, there is no national organization that maintains this information. Click here for tips on how to find old immunization records.
Heading off to College? Visit the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia to find out information on immunizations required before beginning college.
CLICK HERE to learn about Immunization Requirements for the University System of Georgia.
It is important to monitor your child’s immunizations throughout all of their school years. New shots may have been added to the immunization schedule since your child started school.
Visit the Immunization Action Coalition’s page on teen immunizations: www.vaccineinformation.org/adolescents.asp for information.
Georgia law requires all children entering school or day care to show proof of immunization. However, children should begin to receive vaccinations as infants so they can be protected during the preschool years.
Children’s Immunization Schedule:
Make sure to retain a copy of your child’s immunizations from your doctor or health department in case of an emergency.
Childhood Immunization Support Program:
Immunization Action Coalition: