The providers at Amherst Pediatric Associates firmly believe in the safety and effectiveness of vaccines to prevent serious illness and save lives. As pediatricians we are honored and grateful that you have entrusted us with the care of your child and feel that in partnership with you our sole job is to protect them. The single best way we have to protect your child is immunizations.
As medical professionals, we believe that vaccinating children on schedule as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is absolutely the right thing to do. This vaccine schedule is a result of years of research and studies by some of the country’s leading scientists and physicians. It provides the most effective and safest coverage from multiple life-threatening illnesses.
Our policy is that:
DPT (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus)
MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
Meningococcal A, C, W, Y
HIB (Hemophilus Influenza Type B)
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
We hope you understand that we have created this vaccine policy to protect your child, your family and our entire community from life threatening preventable diseases. Please feel free to discuss any questions or concerns you may have about vaccines with any one of us.
I have read and understand Amherst Pediatric Associates’ Vaccination Policy. I agree to comply with the stated policy and understand should I at any time decide to deviate from this policy I will be asked to find another health care provider.
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