Vaccines train the human immune system to recognize and combat infectious disease, which results in immunity or reduced potential severity of illness.
Our Best Shot: The Importance of Vaccines for Older Adults — Workshop Slide Presentation
Published September 15, 2016
Our Best Shot: Workshop Kit is designed for community leaders hosting workshops for seniors and their caregivers on the basics of vaccination. The “soup-to-nuts” kit covers how vaccines work, common vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccine safety and efficacy, the vaccine schedule for adults 60-64 and 65+, and where and how to get vaccinated.
The slide presentation adds visual interest to the discussion and elaborates on some of the concepts covered in the script.