Free flu vaccine for patients, parents and families at Doernbecher

Edited 9/18/17 to include up-to-date vaccination information OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital is offering free flu shots to the parents and close family contacts of its established...

Why should my newborn get the hepatitis B vaccine?

What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus. It is spread when a person comes in contact with the blood or bodily fluids of an infected person. The virus can...

Q: My baby is 2 months old. Does he need a flu vaccine?

Babies younger than 6 months are too young to receive the vaccine for influenza. One way to decrease their chances of getting the flu is to be sure their close contacts, family members and...

The importance of vaccinating our children

Vaccinations are a powerful, proven tool in our fight to prevent childhood infections. Because of the widespread use of vaccines in the United States, we have seen a dramatic decline in the number of...