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January 7, 2014

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia's Mobile App About Vaccines Now Available for Android

Contact: Dana Mortensen, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Phone: (267) 426-6092,

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The Vaccine Education Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (VEC) mobile app, Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know, is now available for Android in addition to Apple platforms. Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know is a unique mobile app that allows busy parents to access up-to-date, reliable information about the science and safety of vaccines — wherever and whenever they need it.

Vaccines on the Go: What You Should Know includes comprehensive information about:

Additional features include:

The new app places the extensive resources from the VEC web site at parents’ fingertips in an easy-to-navigate mobile platform that parents can access at the doctor’s office, grocery store, or pharmacy, allowing parents to find immediate answers to questions wherever they arise and to help them make informed decisions regarding their child’s immunizations.

Parents can download the free app from the iPhone or Android stores or can learn more or easily locate the links to the app in app stores by visiting the VEC’s mobile app web page

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