Infant Immunizations


National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 24 - April 30. NIIW raises awareness about the important role vaccinations have in keeping our children, families, and community protected from diseases. Colusa County Public Health encourages you to make sure your child is up to date on vaccines by ensuring that they haven’t missed any check-ups. Well-child visits are essential.

Diseases You Almost Forgot About (Thanks to Vaccines) 

Make sure your child is up to date on vaccines!

Contact your child’s healthcare provider.  For a list of healthcare providers located in Colusa County, contact Colusa County Public Health.

Click on the name of the disease to visit the CDC web page and learn more about each disease. Vaccine abbreviations are listed to indicate which vaccine protects against each disease.




disease-icon-pertussisPertussis /
Whooping Cough


disease-icon-polio (1)Polio




CDC Recommended Vaccines by Age

When the time comes for your child to get his or her vaccines, here are some useful tips about what to expect and how you can prepare:  Vaccine Visit 

Why Vaccinate

Parents work hard to keep their babies healthy and safe. But, even healthy babies need vaccines to protect them from serious diseases. By vaccinating them according to CDC's recommended schedule, parents can protect their babies from 14 serious diseases before they turn 2 years old.

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