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Teen Vaccines: Resources

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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
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
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
This informational handout for parents from CDC
>> download handout
When Do Children and Teens Need Vaccines?
When Do Children and Teens Need Vaccines?
Picture of the shot schedule
Languages:
English
Spanish
Arabic
Chinese
French
Korean
Russian
Turkish
Vietnamese
10 Reasons To Be Vaccinated
10 Reasons To Be Vaccinated
Explains why immunization is so important for teens too
>> read handout
Adolescent and Adult Vaccine Quiz
Adolescent and Adult Vaccine Quiz
Take this quiz to find out which vaccines you may need
>> take the quiz
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Personal Testimonies
Videos
Featured Video
Should You Get the HPV Vaccine?
Should You Get the HPV Vaccine?: Dr. Mike Evans and the Campaign to Control Cancer [http://controlcancer.ca] are very proud to launch a new video explaining the facts behind the HPV vaccination.
>> view all videos for teens
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 preteens who have suffered or died from vaccine-preventable diseases.
>> read their stories
Shot Schedules
Find out which shots teens need
>> view teen schedules
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
HPV
Influenza (flu)
Meningococcal
Whooping cough
Tetanus (lockjaw)
>> view all VPDs
Trusted Websites
TeensHealth
TeensHealth
From the Nemour Foundation, find out how vaccines work and why pre-teens and teens need vaccines
CDC Teen Website
CDC Teen Website
As kids get older, protection from some childhood vaccines begins to wear off.
History of Vaccines
History of Vaccines
Interactive website from the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, includes games, videos, and fun facts.
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.
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 November 11, 2013
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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.