Educating Adults with Chronic Health Conditions: Vaccination Resources

It is especially important for patients with chronic health conditions to be up-to-date on recommended vaccinations as they are at increased risk for complications from certain vaccine-preventable diseases.

Handouts for Patients with Chronic Conditions

You can print these materials and give them to patients prior to their appointments or suggest they be taken home to read.

Protect Your patients with the new shingles vaccine

What You Need to Know About Shingles and Adult Vaccinations pdf icon[2 pages] JUL 2018
Provides information on how to protect patients with the new shingles vaccine.
Size and orientation: 8-1/2″ x 11″, portrait, color
Suitable for printing in color or in black & white

What You Need to Know About Asthma and Vaccines

What You Need to Know About COPD, Asthma and Adult Vaccinations pdf icon[1 page] AUG 2015
Encourages those with asthma to get vaccinated and lists the recommended vaccines just for them.
Size and orientation: 8-1/2″ x 11″, portrait, color
Suitable for printing in color or in black & white

What You Need to Know about Diabetes and Vaccines

What You Need to Know About Heart Disease and Adult Vaccinations pdf icon[1 page] AUG 2015
Encourages those with heart disease to get vaccinated and lists the recommended vaccines just for them.
Size and orientation: 8-1/2″ x 11″, portrait, color
Suitable for printing in color or in black & white

What You Need to Know about Diabetes and Vaccines

What You Need to Know About Diabetes and Adult Vaccinations pdf icon[1 page] APR 2020
Encourages those with diabetes I or II to get vaccinated and lists the recommended vaccines just for them.
Size and orientation: 8-1/2″ x 11″, portrait, color
Suitable for printing in color or in black & white

Fact Sheet

A resource for Nurses: SHARE, Vaccine recommendations for Patients with Diabetes

A Resource for Nurses – SHARE Vaccine Recommendations for Patients with Diabetes pdf icon[2 pages]
Jul 2020
Provides information for nurses to make a strong vaccine recommendation to their adult patients with diabetes and addresses common questions and answers about vaccines for patients with diabetes.
Size and orientation: 8-1/2” x 11”, portrait, color
Suitable for printing in color or in black and white

Video

video; Raymond A. Strikas, MD, MPH discusses vaccination guidelines for adults with chronic diseases

The Power to Protect: Vaccination Guidelines for Adults with Chronic Diseasesexternal icon
Dr. Ray Strikas provides information to help healthcare providers navigate vaccination guidelines and shares key insights for adult patients, specifically those with chronic diseases.

Infographic

Healthy Living with Diabetes: The Simple Step You May Be Missing

“Healthy Living with Diabetes: The Simple Step You May Be Missing”
People living with diabetes take many steps to stay healthy, including regular exercise, eating right, and routine medical care. However, there may be an essential step that may be missed: staying up to date on vaccines. Learn more about the vaccines that may be needed and get tips for staying healthy.

Page last reviewed: November 12, 2021