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Adult Vaccination Information for Healthcare and Public Health Professionals

Healthcare professionals are the most valued and trusted source of health information for adults. Research shows that most adults believe vaccines are important and that a recommendation from their healthcare professional is the strongest predictor of adults getting vaccinated. CDC is committed to working with healthcare professionals to improve adult vaccination rates and reduce the number of missed opportunities for vaccinations.

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Medscape video; Dr. Kathleen Dooling

CDC Expert Commentary: Everything You Need to Know About Shingrix
Dr. Kathleen Dooling discusses storage, administration, and patient counseling for the new shingles vaccine


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

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


CDC Commentary: Adult Vaccines: Never Miss a Chance

CDC Commentary: Adult Vaccines: Never Miss a Chance
Dr. Carolyn Bridges explains the critical role that all healthcare professionals play in ensuring that adults get the vaccines they need.