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Immunization Information for Preteens

Vaccines You Need
When do preteens need vaccines?
Personal Testimonies
Stories of suffering and loss
Videos
Immunization videos for preteens
Resources
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Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Chickenpox
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HPV
Influenza (flu)
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Vaccine Basics
How Vaccines Work
The nuts and bolts of vaccines and immunology
Importance of Vaccines
Vaccines are one of the greatest success stories in reducing disease and death from infections
Paying for Vaccines
Information about insurance and paying
Where to Get Vaccinated
Tools to help you locate vaccines in your area
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What's New
Close the Door to Cancer
Video: Close the Door to Cancer
More than 14 million people will be infected with HPV this year. HPV can cause cancers that affect both men and women. Prevent HPV -related cancers by vaccinating your boys and girls ages 11 or 12 years. Talk to your child's doctor about how you can close the door to cancer today.
Personal Testimonies: Christopher Chinnes
Christopher Chinnes
Rebecca Cole describes the heartbreak of losing her 12-year-old son Christopher, who died of chickenpox
HPV: A parent's guide to preteen and teen HPV vaccination
Why Your Doctor Says You Should Get All 3 HPV Vaccine Shots
Infographic about HPV vaccination, with a handy chart to track vaccination
Adolescent Immunization Scheduler
Adolescent Immunization Scheduler
This tool once downloaded can be used to determine the vaccines you need
 
Content reviewed on March 3, 2014
Immunization Action Coalition   •  Saint Paul, MN
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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.