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Preteen Vaccines: Resources

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Why Your Doctor Says You Should Get All 3 HPV Vaccine Shots
Why Your Doctor Says You Should Get All 3 HPV Vaccine Shots
Infographic about HPV vaccination, with a handy chart to track vaccination
>> read handout
Human Papillomavirus (HPV): A parent's guide to preteen and teen HPV vaccination
Human Papillomavirus (HPV): A parent's guide to preteen and teen HPV vaccination
Two-page handout provides answers to common questions about HPV and HPV vaccination
>> read handout
Information for Parents about Preteen Vaccines
Information for Parents about Preteen Vaccines
Help your 11-12-year old get a healthy start!
>> read handout
Vaccines for Your Preteens
Vaccines for Your Preteens
Parent flyer from the California Department of Public Health that discusses all recommended adolescent immunizations and features a section for questions
Languages:
English
Spanish
Vaccines and Teens Handbook
Vaccines and Teens Handbook
This booklet from the Vaccine Education Center (VEC) discusses which vaccines are recommended, what diseases they prevent, and whether they are safe.
>> download handbook
>> parents PACK newsletter
>> age groups and vaccines
Vaccines for Preteens and Teens: What Parents Should Know
Vaccines for Preteens and Teens: What Parents Should Know
An informational handout for parents from CDC
>> read handout
Vaccinations for Preteens and Teens, Age 11-19 Years
Vaccinations for Preteens and Teens, Age 11-19 Years
Covers all vaccinations for teens
Languages:
English
Spanish
Turkish
What If You Don't Immunize Your Child?
What If You Don't Immunize Your Child?
Two-page brochure outlining the consequences of not immunizing you child
>> read handout
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Videos
Featured Video
Close the Door to Cancer
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.
>> view all videos for preteens
Blogs
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 preteens who have suffered or died from vaccine-preventable diseases.
>> read their stories
Shot Schedules
Find out which shots preteens need
>> view preeteen schedules
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
HPV
Influenza (flu)
Meningococcal
Whooping cough
Tetanus (lockjaw)
>> view all VPDs
Free Apps
Healthy Children
Parents can look up age-by-age health information for their children, check immunization schedules, access first-aid how-to information and other resources in a new format designed for tablets and smartphones. A free app from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Download app:
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Trusted Websites
BAM Body and Mind
BAM Body and Mind
Check out the Immune Platoon – superhero style!
TeensHealth
TeensHealth
From the Nemour Foundation, find out how vaccines work and why pre-teens and teens need vaccines
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.
CDC Teen Website
CDC Teen Website
As kids get older, protection from some childhood vaccines begins to wear off.
adolescentvaccination.org
adolescentvaccination.org
Information about vaccine-preventable diseases that impact preteens and teens, includes real life stories.
 
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Content reviewed on March 3, 2014
Immunization Action Coalition  •  1573 Selby Avenue, Suite 234  •  Saint Paul, MN 55104
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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.