Vaccine Information You Need
Preteen Vaccines
Preteen Vaccines

Immunization Information for Preteens

Vaccines You Need
When do preteens need vaccines?
Personal Testimonies
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Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
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Vaccine Basics
How Vaccines Work
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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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Video: Why Do All Children Need a Flu Shot - Seattle Mama Doc 101
Video: Why Do All Children Need a Flu Shot - Seattle Mama Doc 101
Flu shots are recommended for all children between 6 months and 18 years but especially kids under 5 and those with medical problems as these groups are considered high risk. Each season between 10-40 percent of all kids will get influenza, even healthy kids. Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson recommends the best way to stay healthy, reduce transmission and protect vulnerable populations is to wash hands and get a flu shot.
The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
Schoolboy, 13, dies as measles makes a comeback
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
Vaccinations for Preteens and Teens, Age 11-19 Years
Vaccinations for Preteens and Teens, Age 11-19 Years
Covers all vaccinations for teens
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Content reviewed on September 1, 2014
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