Preteens and Teens Still Need Vaccines
As kids get older, protection from some childhood vaccines begins to wear off. Plus, older kids can also develop risks for other diseases. Health check-ups and sports or camp physicals can be a good opportunity for your preteens and teens to get the recommended vaccines.
This 30-second video from a cervical cancer survivor is a heartfelt reminder of why HPV vaccination for our children is important.
Whether traveling to go on adventure, vacation, school trip, or on a study abroad program, don’t risk this valuable and exciting time by getting sick. Some countries have outbreaks of disease, and some diseases are easy to pick up on the airplane. So, use CDC Travelers’ Health web site to find out if your destination recommends or requires certain vaccines before you leave...more
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