*Vaccinations are given to
children and adults daily at the Health Department during normal
*For a schedule of when
your baby should have shots
*If you are traveling
outside of the United States
here for a list of recommended vaccinations you should obtain
before your trip.
*For a schedule
of Immunizations required for the 2017-2018 school year,
Marshall County Health
Department Vaccine Statement
firmly believe in the effectiveness of vaccines to prevent serious
illness and to save lives.
firmly believe in the safety of our vaccines.
*We firmly believe that all children and young adults should
receive all of the recommended vaccines according to the schedule
published by the Centers for Disease Control and the American
Academy of Pediatrics.
*We firmly believe, based on all available literature,
evidence and current studies, that vaccines do not cause autism or
other developmental disabilities. We firmly believe that thimerosal,
a preservative that has been in vaccines for decades and remains in
some vaccines, does not cause autism or other developmental
*We firmly believe that vaccinating children and young adults
may be the single most important health-promoting intervention we
perform as health care providers, and that you can perform as
parents/caregivers. The recommended vaccines and their schedule
given are the results of years and years of scientific study and
data-gathering on millions of children by thousands of our brightest
scientists and physicians.