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The month of August marks National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), a time to recognize and promote the importance of vaccinations in preventing serious – and sometimes deadly – diseases. And kids aren’t the only members of the community that need to be vaccinated; adults with chronic lung diseases also need protection.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the following vaccines are critical for people with asthma, COPD, and other chronic lung diseases, unless your healthcare provider tells you that you cannot safely receive the vaccine or that you don’t need it:
One of the goals of NIAM is to raise awareness about vaccines and share strategies to increase immunization rates within our communities. If you’re ready to help spread the word, consider the following ideas:
Author: Deborah Leader RN, BSN, PHN