Shakti K. Matta, MD, MS, FAAP
6802 W Rio Grande Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 572-2201  |  (509) 783-8844 Fax

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Pediatrics For You follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). For information about these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visit healthychildren.org

For detailed informational sheets published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) please visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis.

Our Vaccine Philosophy

Our practice believes that all children should receive the recommended vaccines according to the guidelines provided by the AAP and the CDC. Vaccines are safe and effective in preventing diseases and health complications in children and young adults. Regular vaccinations help children ward off infections, and are administered as one of the safest and best methods of disease prevention.

We are happy to discuss your concerns about vaccines at your child's next visit and mutually agree on an alternative schedule.

Recommended Immunization Schedule

  • 0-6 Years -Schedule for Persons Aged 0 Through 6 Years | 
  • 7-18 Years-Schedule for Persons Aged 7 Through 18 Years | 
  • Catch-up Schedule -Schedule for Persons Aged 4 Months Through 18 Years Who Start Late or Who Are More Than 1 Month Behind | 

Resources

Vaccine Safety: Vaccines and the side effects: The Facts

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Pediatrics for You, 6802 W Rio Grande Ave.,
Kennewick, WA 99336