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Reminder: Get Your Child Vaccinated – Letter # 2 to Send to Parents

November 04, 2009 5:45 PM ET

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Dear Parent,

As a reminder, we are encouraging all parents to get their child (6 months of age and older) vaccinated against the 2009 H1N1 and seasonal flu.  Vaccination is the best way to protect your child from getting the 2009 H1N1 and seasonal flu. 

In addition, we are encouraging all parents and caregivers of babies under 6 months of age to be vaccinated.

All children younger than 5 years old, but especially children younger than 2 years old, are considered at higher risk of medical complications from 2009 H1N1 and seasonal flu. 

The 2009 H1N1 monovalent and seasonal flu vaccines are still available.  Please contact [enter local health department/or vaccine carrier information here] to schedule an appointment or find out more information on getting the 2009 H1N1 monovalent and seasonal flu vaccine.    

For more information about flu, call 1-800-CDC-INFO or visit www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu or www.flu.gov.

Thank you,

 
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