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Preteen Vaccines
Preteen Vaccines

Immunization Information for Preteens

Vaccines You Need
When do preteens need vaccines?
Personal Testimonies
Stories of suffering and loss
Immunization videos for preteens
Brochures, websites, blogs & more
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Chickenpox (varicella)
Hepatitis A
Influenza (flu)
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Whooping cough (pertussis)
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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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Items of Interest
Video: It's the Right Thing to Do
Video: It's the Right Thing to Do
NMA M.O.M.s (Moms on Meningitis) encourage parents to get their children vaccinated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends meningococcal vaccination against serogroups A, C, W, and Y for all children aged 11-12 with a booster at age 16.
The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
Schoolboy, 13, dies as measles makes a comeback
Protecting our Tomorrows: Portraits of Meningococcal Disease
Protecting Our Tomorrows: Portraits of Meningococcal Disease
Anne Geddes has compiled images of meningococcal survivors into a beautiful eBook. It’s free!
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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This page was updated on March 18, 2021.
This page was reviewed on March 18, 2021.
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