Vital Signs Videos

Vaccinating Pregnant Women Protects Moms and Babies

Vital Signs – Vaccinating Pregnant Women (0:57)

Influenza and whooping cough can be deadly, especially in a baby’s first few months of life. Vaccinating women against these diseases during each pregnancy helps protect both them and their babies. Studies show flu and whooping cough vaccines are very safe for pregnant women and developing babies.

Vital Signs – High Blood Pressure

Vital Signs – Naloxone (0:59)

The video describes the increased use of naloxone that can help end the opioid overdose epidemic. The video demonstrates that Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose and how Pharmacists and other healthcare providers play a critical role in ensuring patients receive Naloxone.

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Vital Signs – High Blood Pressure (2:22)

The video describes contact tracing, a method used by CDC and partners to identify new Ebola cases quickly and isolate patients as soon as they show symptoms, preventing spread to others. The video demonstrates how even one missed contact can keep Ebola spreading and that careful tracing of contacts and isolating new cases can stop the outbreak.

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Page last reviewed: August 7, 2019