Vaccine Facts and Resources

When it comes to something as important as our health and the health of those we care about, it’s important to have the facts.

The best way to learn about vaccination is to speak with your primary care physician and get the facts from trustworthy, evidence-based sources. In addition to consulting with your doctor, you may find the resources on this page helpful. 

A photo of a young child getting vaccinated

If you want to know more about how vaccines work, vaccine safety, the health benefits of vaccination, and the risks of not getting vaccinated the websites of the Centers for Disease Control and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are a great place to start. Another great resource for Michiganders who have children or are expecting children is  All three of these resources provide evidence-based vaccine information and recommendations. 

MVP Resources

  • Key Immunology Terms

    Published on September 22, 2022
    This list of commonly used immunology terms can help you to better understand the science of vaccination.

  • The Berenstain Bears Go to the Doctor Booksheet

    Published on May 16, 2022
    Join Mama, Papa, Brother, and Sister, as they head to Doctor Grizzly’s office for their important check-ups where they will have their temperatures taken, their eyes examined, and their ears checked.

  • COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

    Published on March 17, 2022
    The COVID-19 vaccine is proven to be safe, effective, and life-saving. Learn more about how vaccination can protect you and your family from COVID-19.

  • Tribal Health and COVID-19 Vaccination Resources

    Published on March 17, 2022
    This digital document outlines a wide variety of health and vaccination-related resources for tribal communities.

  • Be a Zoonotic Disease Detective Activity Book (4H1671)

    Check out the handy tips and learning activities in the Be A "Zoonotic" Disease Detective publication, so that you can learn to be a disease detective too!

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