Meade County Pediatrics

Meade County Pediatrics

1010 Lawrence Street

Brandenburg, KY 40108


Office Hours

  • Monday - Friday
  • 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Walk-ins are welcomed!
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Vaccine Information

Here are reliable sources of Immunization information and where to find the answers for those who want to do more research before or after discussing this with Dr. Kupper.


American Academy of Pediatrics - The AAP believes that vaccines are one of the most successful medical advances of all time, but understands that parents may have questions about vaccines and their children. AAP is not able to provide information regarding individual children and their medical conditions, but the following resources are provided as background for a dialogue with your child's pediatrician.


CDC's National Immunization Program - The National Immunization Program provides leadership for the planning, coordination, and implementation of immunization activities nationwide.


Allied Vaccine Group - The Allied Vaccine Group comprises Web sites dedicated to presenting valid scientific information about the sometimes confusing subject of vaccines. This page is a portal to the real world of vaccines, a world based on scientific research, followed by honest disclosure of the research results - pro and con.


Food and Drug Administration - This Web site offers explanations on reasons vaccinations are needed and definitions of each vaccine.


Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - The goal of the Vaccine Education Center is to accurately communicate the facts about each childhood vaccine as well as how vaccines are made and why vaccines work, who recommends them, and more.


CDC's Contraindications for Childhood Immunizations - A table noting what constitutes reasonable contraindications for not giving vaccinations at an office visit.


National Network for Immunization Information (NNii) - NNii provides current, science-based, extensively reviewed information to health professionals, the media, policy makers, and the public.


Childhood Immunization Support Program - Created by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this is an immunization web site for parents and health professionals.


Immunization Action Coalition - The Coalition is a nonprofit organization that promotes immunization for all people against vaccine-preventable diseases. The web site offers educational pieces for parents, health professionals, and the public.


World Health Organization Department of Vaccines and Biologicals - The mission of the WHO Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals is the attainment of “a world in which all people at risk are protected against vaccine-preventable diseases.”


CDC's Division of Viral Hepatitis - The Division of Viral Hepatitis is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This web site provides a substantial amount of information on the prevention of viral hepatitis.

Books for Parents

Vaccines: What every Parent Should Know

By Paul Offit, MD and Louis Bell, MD, IDG Books, 1999.


Plain Talk About Childhood Immunizations

This is an online booklet, also available in Spanish, from Public Health - Seattle & King County, Washington. 


Vaccinating Your Child: Questions and Answers for the Concerned Parent

By Sharon Humiston, MD, MPH, and Cynthia Good, Peachtree Publishers, 2000.


Parents' Guide to Childhood Immunization

A 94 page booklet from CDC's National Immunization Program.   You can read this online, download a PDF, or purchase a hard copy.
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