• TMA's Healthy Vision for Immunizations

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    Vaccinations are one of the safest and most cost-effective ways to prevent infectious diseases. While Texas has worked to vaccinate more young children, coverage rates for this age group are not improving in Texas or the United States. In fact, overall rates may actually be declining. Much of this is due to parental decisions not to vaccinate their children, exposing entire communities to potential outbreaks.

    Improve Vaccination Rates to Control Infectious Diseases  
  • TMA's Be Wise — Immunize™ Program

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    Be Wise — Immunize™ is a public health initiative of TMA. The program works with physicians, medical students, and TMA Alliance members to improve vaccination rates in Texas through education and hands-on immunization clinics. TMA members can receive up to $2,500 for a vaccination event.

    Host a Vaccination Event
  • Flu Shot Could Prevent a Heart Attack

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    The flu vaccine protects against more than just influenza ― it also reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke by about one-third, according to studies published by the British Medical Journal Heart and the Journal of the American Medical Association. This past February during American Heart Month, Texas physicians urged everyone who hadn’t yet received an annual flu shot to get vaccinated.

    Get Vaccinated  
  • TMA Policy on Immunizations

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    TMA supports efforts to increase immunization rates in Texas, including improve the state’s current immunization tracking system, ImmTrac; improving immunization education efforts for providers and parents; addressing public and private vaccine financing issues; and addressing vaccine shortages.

    Review TMA's Policy  
  • Vaccine Safety Now and in the Future

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    Vaccines remain one of the greatest success stories in public health. Numerous changes in vaccine production over the past decades have resulted in safer vaccines with reduced side effects. To continue this progress, agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) coordinate research across all stages of vaccine development and implementation to ensure that immunizations are safe and effective.

    Steps That Make Vaccines Safer
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    TMA is helping to strengthen your practice by offering personal advice and creating a climate of medical success across the state. 

  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

  • TMA and Texas Immunization Policy