This is a select list of experts that Immunize Oregon relies upon for guidance and resources. Each has earned acknowledgement from Immunize Oregon as a reliable and trustworthy source of information supprted by science and clinical evidence.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on infectious diseases and chronic conditions. The CDC website provides resources related to healthy living, travelers’ health, emergency preparedness, data/statistics, and more to the public and health professional alike.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the first children’s hospital in the U.S. specializing in the treatment and research of pediatric health and wellness. CHOP’s website contains resources for specific diseases and disorders and a Vaccine Education Center that provides complete, reliable, and up-to-date vaccine information for parents and healthcare professionals.
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)
The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) is a resource that has information related to immunizations for healthcare providers, the public, and vaccination coalitions. For the healthcare professional, there are handouts and staff materials, clinical tools such as templates or vaccine logs, Vaccine Information Statements, vaccine preventable disease information, and resources for talking to clients about vaccines. For the public the IAC has basic information on vaccines and vaccine preventable diseases. In addition, there is information on resources, recommended vaccines, personal testimonies, and informational videos specific to infant/child, preteen, teen, and adult age groups. Lastly, there is a section devoted entirely to talking about vaccines with others.
Moms Who Vax
Founded by two mothers who wanted to create a space to share information about vaccinations. Discussing societal immunization perspectives while allowing a truthful platform to protect their community’s children and their own. The blog contains writings from individuals who feel compelled to contribute their thoughts or information they feel others may find useful or encouraging. The blog and its owners are not affiliated with any organizations, pharmaceutical companies, or ad spaces.