Giving a Child a Shot at Life seems like a relatively easy thing to do but with the lack of vaccine availability in some countries, children may not even make it past childhood. That is why Walgreens has teamed up with United Nations Foundation’s Shot At Life Campaign.
When I heard about this campaign I really got to thinking how much we take getting immunizations for granted. However, at times with our busy schedules it makes it hard to get into our doctors for something so little but yet so important. That is where Walgreens comes in. You can stop into any Walgreens and receive almost any immunization you need including your yearly Flu Shot.
Having something so convenient takes away the excuse of not having time to get to your doctors. I make sure I stay up to date on my immunizations because my family needs me to. They need me to be my healthiest each and every day so I don’t miss out on all their important life moments. These moments don’t have to even be big moments but the little ones as well. The impromptu sing-along sessions while out running errands, tea parties with a room full of stuffed animals, trying out new recipes, or even watching their favorite movie with them.
Without the proper vaccines I could become ill and miss out on those moments. Walgreens even offers adults the annual Flu Shot. No more waiting in a room full of people at the doctors to get one vaccine. Planning a trip and need to get an extra vaccine or two while preparing for your trip. Look no further than Walgreens because they offer those also. Plus for every vaccine that is given at Walgreens between now and October 14th, a vaccine will be give to a child a developing country. These children do not have access to vaccines like we do here in the states.
This is the whole mission behind the Get A Shot/Give A Shot campaign. The mission is to ensure that 3 million vaccines are given to help prevent life threatening disease such as measles and polio. The best part is you can share with your family and friends how you helped Give a Child a Shot at Life when you display your own sign like the one I made below.
Thanks to Walgreens list of vaccines, I can make sure I stay up to date and won’t miss out on any of life’s little moments.
Like “selfies” with my daughter.
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