Immunize.

Prevent What's Preventable

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A Time for Action

Recommendations for Improving Texas Immunization Rates

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Advocacy

Everyone Can Do Something

Texas childhood immunization rates are below the national average. View the 2014 National Immunization Survey results on our Advocacy page. We have some important work to do, and we need your help to keep Texans protected. Click on "You Can Help" to get started today. 

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Community Immunity

An Interactive Group Exercise

By using the interactive Community Immunity exercise, TIP and its volunteers helped demonstrate the importance of immunization to more than 600 community members last year.

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Take the Shot PSA

Basketball star Dexter Pittman and TIP CEO Anna Dragsbaek on protecting Texas college students from meningitis 

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What We Do

The Immunization Partnership helps individuals, physicians, and others with an interest in immunization to make smart choices about protecting our community from vaccine-preventable diseases.


Why We Do It

Every year, roughly 3 million people die from vaccine-preventable diseases, and countless more suffer life-long disabilities. We believe in preventing what's preventable.

LEARN HOW WE DO IT

How We Do it

Our mission is to eradicate vaccine-preventable diseases by educating the community, advocating for evidence-based public policy, and supporting immunization best practices.


Read Our Blog

Each week, we endeavor to  inform our readers on the latest news and information regarding vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases. Does "spacing out" vaccines really make them safer? What should you know about meningococcal disease? And what’s happening with the new Zika vaccine? Find out by visiting our blog.

TIP Talk

Check Out Our Resources

We know there is a lot of information out there about vaccines, and it can get a little overwhelming. Check out our science-based resources to help sort out fact from fiction so you can make the most informed choice possible for your family.

Parent Resources

Get Involved

Join TIP in advocating for science-based immunization policies  that keep our schools and communities safe from potentially dangerous diseases. Your voice counts.

Take Action

Improve Your Coalition

Learn more about coalition infrastructure, membership recruitment and retention, and more by checking out our resources and toolkits, or learn more about our Building Coalitions across Texas (BCaT) program. 

Information for Coalitions

Join Us for Our Events

TIP collaborates with partners throughout the state of Texas to host events centered on immunization education and advocacy. Check out our upcoming events page to find out more.

Upcoming Events

View Training Materials

Need help getting started with your coalition? Want to learn more about using social media? Check out TIP's coalition toolkits and resources. 

Toolkits and Training Videos

Download Valuable Resources

Learn how to respond to patients’ concerns regarding vaccination, download the latest Vaccine Information Statements, review the recommended immunization schedule, and more by going to our provider resources.

Provider Resources

Participate in Our Education Events

TIP hosts provider education events throughout the year to help you stay up to date on the latest information and strategies pertaining to vaccination. Find out more by visiting our upcoming events page.

Upcoming Events

Make Your Voice Heard

Stay up-to-date on policy issues impacting immunizations in Texas by signing up to receive legislative updates. 

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Upcoming Events


  • May 17, 2017

    Legislative Days 2017

    Austin, TX

    Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701


    Stakeholders from across the state will join TIP this winter and spring to educate lawmakers about immunizations and the impact they have on the health of all Texans. 

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  • May 24, 2017

    Coalition Capacity Building Webinars

    12 pm - 1 pm CDT


    The Immunization Partnership is conducting a Coalition Capacity Building Webinar Series in partnership with the Department of State Health Services- Immunization Unit to provide technical assistance and training to existing and new immunization coalitions in an effort to build and sustain immunization efforts throughout Texas.

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TIP in the News


  • March 02, 2017

    Op-Ed: Flu vaccines save all of us money

    BY Anna C. Dragsbaek
    Originally published in the myStatesman


    Let’s get something clear: Flu vaccination might be a personal decision, but the consequences of not vaccinating affect all of us.

    Unvaccinated adults don’t just risk their own health and well-being — and those of the people around them. They also cost us $7.1 billion a year. And by “us,” I mean all of us. Taxpayers. Employers. Co-workers.

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  • February 20, 2017

    Trump energizes the anti-vaccine movement in Texas

    BY Lena H. Sun
    Originally published in the The Washington Post


     The group of 40 people gathered at a popular burger and fish taco restaurant in San Antonio listened eagerly to the latest news about the anti-vaccine fight taking place in the Texas legislature.

    Some mothers in the group had stopped immunizing their young children because of doubts about vaccine safety. Heads nodded as the woman giving the statehouse update warned that vaccine advocates wanted to “chip away” at parents’ right to choose. But she also had encouraging news.

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