Immunization, or vaccination, helps prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. To stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia, adults need to get their shots – just like kids do.

September is a great time to promote vaccines and remind family, friends, and coworkers to stay up to date on their shots.

How can immunizations make a difference?

We can all use this month to raise awareness about vaccines and share strategies to increase immunization rates with our community.

Here are just a few ideas:

Talk to friends and family members about how vaccines aren’t just for kids. People of all ages can get shots to protect them from serious diseases.

Encourage people in your community to get the flu vaccine every year.

Invite a doctor or nurse to speak to parents about why it’s important for all kids to get vaccinated.

It is important for children to be vaccinated when they go back to school.  Thankfully, most health insurance plans cover immunizations.

The following vaccines are usually covered by health insurance:

Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
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Herpes Zoster

Human Papillomavirus
Measles, Mumps, Rubella
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis

Here are five other reasons why immunizations are important:

Immunizations can save your child’s life.

Vaccination is very safe and effective.

Immunization protects others you care about

Immunizations can save your family time and money. 

Immunization protects future generations. 

New Jersey Schools require these immunizations before your children return to school:

Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis
Polio Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV)
MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
Varicella (Chickenpox)
Hepatitis B
Meningococcal Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis)


Doses vary depending on the age group.

 Cosmo Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agency serving surrounding communities in New Jersey. Cosmo keeps its promise to assure an efficient and creative approach to the services we offer. Each of our clients experience a personalized and long-term relationship with us. Our New Jersey based team of health brokers guides our clients in helping them choose the most cost-effective options. By incorporating the latest in technology-based tools and laws on healthcare, employee benefits, life insurance and finance, we keep our clients up-to-date with the plans that encompass all of their needs, whether it is individual or group insurance. 




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