At what age should my child be immunized?

Immunizations are extremely effective in protecting infants and children from potentially serious or even fatal disease. But to maximize protection, the right vaccinations need to be given at the right time. Most immunizations are given as a series of shots over a number of months or years beginning at two months of age and ending by age 6. 
Young children need a healthy start, and physical health is a key factor in young children’s proper growth and readiness for school. Immunization is key in this process. Therefore, by the age of two, all children should receive their immunizations.
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