Prevent What's Preventable

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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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Ted Talk

TEDxSanAntonio 2012: The Scream that Should Be Heard Around the World

At Presentation at TEDxSanAntonio 2012 by TIP CEO Anna Dragsbaek

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Immunization Champions

Become A Champion in Your Community

TIP's Immunization Champions have reviewed over 50,000 immunization records and recalled roughly 14,000 patients to come back into clinics for immunizations.

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Everyone Can Do Something

Since 2007, immunization advocates have helped pass 15 pieces of legislation to help protect Texans against vaccine-preventable diseases.

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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.


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.

Community Forums

TIP conducts community forums, or Lunch & Learns, where experts share information on current topics in immunization. While geared specifically toward front-line immunizers (nurses, medical assistants, etc.), these events are free and open to all who are interested in the topic.

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Community Immunity

The Community Immunity exercise is an interactive demonstration of how one's vaccination status can contribute to how far and how quickly the flu can spread through a community.

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Evidence-Based Resources

Interested in finding out more about vaccines, vaccine safety and vaccine-preventable diseases? Check out our resource page to find the most up-to-date, accurate and reliable sources on immunization.

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Texas Immunization Summit

Every two years, TIP hosts a statewide conference on immunizations issues around Texas. Hundreds of immunization stakeholders, health workers and public health personnel attend to gain tools and information to champion immunization across Texas.

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Online and Social Media

Written from the perspective of a Mom with young children, TIP's MOMmunizations blog dispels common myths and misinformation about vaccines in an informative and personal manner.

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Evidence-Based Legislation

Since 2011, TIP has provided 32 legislative testimonies and conducted over 600 legislative visits to advocate for evidence-based immunization policy, including multiple visits made by stakeholders during TIP Legislative Day at the Capitol.

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Legislative Resources

Interested in advocacy but not sure where to start? Check out our page of legislative resources to help you make your voice heard.

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Take Action

Anyone can participate in immunization advocacy. In order to successfully overcome immunization barriers, it is imperative that we stand together. By unifying our voices, we have the power to make wide-scale immunization policy changes that benefit all citizens throughout Texas. Find out how you can get involved by visiting our Take Action page.

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Immunization Champions

Since 2009, Champions participating in the Immunization Champions project have screened over 50,000 immunization records and recalled more than 14,000 patients to come into clinics for immunizations.

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Coalitions and Capacity Building

TIP is committed to strengthening the capacity of Texas coalitions by providing technical assistance to local coalitions with respect to immunization education, best practices, and advocacy.

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Upcoming Events

  • April 30, 2014

    Make Your Voice Heard: 2014 Immunization Stakeholder Meetings

    Austin, Houston, and Fort Worth, TX

    Join us this spring to learn about hot topics in immunization on the state and national front, discuss immunization challenges and priorities in your community, and discover how to be an effective immunization advocate. Check out stakeholder meeting locations to find one near you. 

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  • November 05, 2014

    2014 Texas Immunization Summit

    Immunize. Protection for Every Texan. 

    Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center In San Antonio, TX


    Join TIP for the biennial Texas Immunization Summit, where immunization stakeholders will get information and tools to champion vaccination around Texas. 

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TIP in the News

  • November 03, 2013

    Op Ed: The power of immunizations

    Originally published in the Houston Chronicle

    It only takes one exposure to many vaccine-preventable diseases for illness to occur. For that very reason health care professionals take every possible chance to vaccinate. If an individual does not receive a needed vaccine on a visit to the doctor, it is known in medical circles as a...

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  • August 23, 2013

    FOX26: 'Are You Vaccinated?' CDC wants to know

    Originally published in the Fox 26

    The Centers for Disease Control is seeking to find out how many American children are not fully vaccinated.

    The CDC is spearheading a National Immunization Survey amid an uptick in diseases that were once thought to be all but vanquished.

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