Skip to main content
Vaccine Hub offers general information only. Please see a healthcare professional for medical advice.

It's time to get Vaccinated

Ensuring your child's health and well-being is a top priority for any parent, and one of the most effective ways to achieve this is through vaccination. However, approaching vaccination day can be a daunting experience for children, who may have many questions and concerns. To help ease their worries and make the process easier, an easy-to-read booklet has been created specifically for preschool-age children living in Australia.

Explaining vaccines to children: Help with answering their questions.

The booklet is designed to explain what vaccines are, their purpose, and why we need them. It has been written in an easy-to-read format that is suitable for young children. By using simple language and engaging illustrations, the booklet can help children better understand what to expect during vaccination and how it can protect them from various diseases.

Overcoming vaccine hesitancy: Tips for parents and caregivers.

Now, the question which is on everyone’s mind is - will it hurt? The short answer is that getting a shot may hurt a little, but it usually only lasts for a few seconds. The good news is that the pain is worth it because it helps keep us healthy. Plus, it assists with stopping vaccine-preventable diseases in children.

Access to free Vaccinations: How the National Immunisation Program is helping children stay healthy in Australia.

In Australia, vaccinations are free for children under the National Immunisation Program. It ensures that children across the country have access to these vaccines, regardless of their socio-economic status. This is a significant achievement, as it means that even families who may struggle to afford healthcare costs can still provide their children with protection from dangerous illnesses.

How an easy-to-read booklet can help parents talk to their kids about vaccinations.

Vaccines are an important way to keep our children healthy, and it’s important to start this conversation early. By using the easy-to-read booklet created for preschool-age children, parents can help their kids understand what vaccines are, what they do, and why we need them. This will help alleviate any fears or concerns and make vaccination day a positive experience for everyone.

Kangaroo in the wild.

Sources & Citations