COPA doctors respect the concerns of parents regarding immunizations for their young children. We know it’s hard to see a child uncomfortable and get poked with needles. We also recognize the great success these vaccinations have had on reducing childhood disease and death, compared with just a few decades ago.
We adhere to the highest quality of evidence-based information about immunizations as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Without these immunizations, each child and the community at large is at great risk of contracting a serious illness.
Each child is unique and discussions regarding your child’s vaccinations are welcome by your pediatrician. As a loving parent who wants to provide the best care for your child, we know this is an important conversation.
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Dr. Logan Clausen, Chief Medical Officer with COPA, discusses the importance of immunizations in the care of children.
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