Louisiana’s Infant Immunization Initiative

Shots for Tots is a network of public and private entities working cooperatively to further educate and update parents and providers to achieve the highest level of immunizations for Louisiana’s most valuable assets, its children.


Please take a minute to read TRUE STORIES from actual parents who lost a child to preventable diseases.

Gabrielle’s “Brie” Story
Our nightmare began early on Saturday morning,
February 8, 2003, when our three week old daughter
Gabrielle, “Brie,” awoke with a severe cough.

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Cory’s Story
Sunday, July 17, 1994 seemed a perfectly normal day
in the life of our family. It wasn’t until a week later that
the picture we took of my 6-month-old son Corey
became so significant.

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