Program Philosophy

The Tuscola County Health Department's philosophy is consistent with that of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP).   
The immunization program provides a preventative health which positively impacts on the health and well-being of persons of all ages, especially children.  Effective immunization programs are essential health care delivery interventions that correlate with decreased disease morbidity and mortality.