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Vaccines and Adults: A Lifetime of Health Booklet
Vaccines and Adults: A Lifetime of Health Booklet
27-page booklet for adults
Languages:
English
Spanish
VAdult Vaccines: A Grown Up Thing to Do
Adult Vaccines: A Grown Up Thing to Do
Many adults do not know how vaccines work, or even realize that the benefits of vaccination do not end in childhood. To help raise awareness of the importance of vaccines for adults, the American Academy of Microbiology has issued this report.
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>> read brochure
Vaccines for Adults - You are never too old to get immunized
Vaccinations for Adults - You are never too old to get immunized
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that adults need
Languages:
English
Spanish
Arabic
Chinese
French
Hmong
Karen
Korean
Russian
Somali
Vietnamese
Vaccinations for Pregnant Women
Vaccinations for Pregnant Women
This easy-to-read handout is part of a series that focuses on adults in risk groups for vaccination
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Vaccinations for Adults with Lung Disease
Vaccinations for Adults with Lung Disease
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that adults with heart disease need
Languages:
English
Spanish
Vaccinations for Adults with Diabetes
Vaccinations for Adults with Diabetes
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that adults with diabetes need
Languages:
English
Spanish
Vaccinations for Adults with Heart Disease
Vaccinations for Adults with Heart Disease
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that adults with heart disease need
Languages:
English
Spanish
Vaccines for Adults with Hepatitis C
Vaccinations for Adults with Hepatitis C
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that HCV-positive adults need
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Vaccines for Adults with HIV
Vaccinations for Adults with HIV
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that HIV-positive adults need
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Facts about Adult Vaccination
Facts about Adult Vaccination
Important facts for adults about vaccine-preventable diseases
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Videos
Featured Video
Video: Catching and Spreading the Flu
Catching and Spreading the Flu: Find out how the flu spreads from person to person, and who is at the greatest risk of getting complications of the flu. Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease physician and works at Khan Academy.
>> view all videos for adults
Blogs
History of Vaccines Blog
A component of The History of Vaccines website created by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Moms Who Vax
Group of mothers led by Ashley Shelby who support vaccinations
Parents Who Protect
National Meningitis Association’s President Lynn Bozof's blog is a forum for parents to discuss child health and vaccine safety
PKIDs Blog
Emily Willingham, PhD, is a scientist, writer, editor, teacher, autism & ADHD parent
Shot of Prevention
Every Child By Two’s blog about the importance of vaccines and hot topics related to immunization
Personal Testimonies
Stories of suffering and loss
Compelling testimonies from adults who have suffered or died from vaccine-preventable diseases.
>> read their stories
The HealthMap Vaccine Finder is a free online service that helps consumers locate vaccine providers of vaccines that doctors routinely recommend for adults
Shot Schedules
Find out which shots adults need
>> view adult schedules
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Chickenpox (varicella)
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
HPV
Influenza (flu)
>> view all VPDs
Free Apps
CDC Ecard
This application has been designed by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) as a way for users to send greetings-on-the-go! The application will allow users to send health eCards directly from their iPhone or iPod touch to friends, family and loved ones
Ecard about Adult Vaccines
Send a colorful greeting that encourages healthy living, promotes safe activities, or celebrates a health- and safety-related event!
Trusted Websites
Adultvaccination.org
Adultvaccination.org
Website devoted to the campaign for adult vaccination
Adults Need Immunizations, Too
Adults Need Immunizations, Too
Feature from CDC with links to helpful resources
vaccines.gov
vaccines.gov
Vaccines.gov is the federal gateway to information on vaccines and immunization for infants, children, teenagers, adults, and seniors. Vaccines.gov provides resources from federal agencies for the general public and their communities about vaccines across the lifespan.
>> visit Spanish language version
Travel Health Website
Travelers' Health
Provides an A-Z list of countries to select a destination and get travel health information for that location
>> what you need to know about vaccinations and travel
 
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Content reviewed on August 25, 2014
Immunization Action Coalition   •  Saint Paul, MN
tel 651-647-9009  •  fax 651-647-9131
 
The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), a non-profit organization, works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services. IAC also facilitates communication about the safety, efficacy, and use of vaccines within the broad immunization community of patients, parents, healthcare organizations, and government health agencies.