Materials

This page lists a feature story (articles of interest to health consumers searching the internet) and print materials related to diphtheria.

Web Feature

Diphtheria and the Alaskan Iditarod

Diphtheria and the Alaskan Iditarod
Learn about the famous Alaskan Iditarod and its place in public health.

Graphic

Graphic depicting young children, preteens, and adults, all of which need diphtheria vaccines.

People of All Ages Need Diphtheria Vaccinesimage icon (in Spanishimage icon)
This graphic highlights CDC’s diphtheria vaccination recommendations for young children, preteens, and adults.

Print Materials

Printed size: 8-1/2″x 11″

Diphtheria for Parents: The Basics

Information for Parents: Diphtheria and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent It
This fact sheet describes symptoms of infection, as well as benefits and risks of vaccination.

Tdap Vaccine for Preteens and Teens: Information for Parents

Tdap Vaccine for Preteens and Teens: Information for Parents
Answers general questions about the booster shot that protects preteens and teens from tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough).

Page last reviewed: December 17, 2018