Vaccine Resources to Share with Parents
These materials, most optimized for office printers, provide information to help parents better understand their children’s vaccines. Share with your patients’ parents and caregivers.
Resources are also available in Spanish.
How do germs make your baby sick?
How do bacteria and viruses make a child sick? And how do vaccines help fight them off? In this How Vaccines Work video, join baby Jack and his parents as they explore how germs make babies sick and how vaccines can help babies’ immune systems fight them off.
How do vaccines help babies fight infections?
How do vaccines work with your child’s immune system to fight infections? Join baby Jack and his parents as they find out how vaccines help train your baby’s immune system to help prevent disease in this How Vaccines Work video.
What to expect when your child is vaccinated.
What should parents expect after their child’s vaccine visit? Find out how baby Jack’s mom and dad comfort him after a checkup where he received vaccines in this How Vaccines Work video.
The Journey of Your Child’s Vaccineexternal icon
Learn about the journey of a childhood vaccine’s development, from lab testing through safety monitoring. This video explains the three phases of clinical trials, vaccine licensing and manufacturing, how a vaccine is added to the U.S. recommended immunization schedule, and how FDA and CDC continue to monitor vaccine safety after the public begins using the vaccine.
Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children (Birth through 6 Years)
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Easy to read schedule of recommended immunizations for children from birth to 6 years, with descriptions of vaccine-preventable diseases on back side.
Available on CDC-INFO On Demand
Pub ID: 300181
Recommended Immunization Schedule for Preteens and Teens (7-18 Years)
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Easy to read schedule of recommended immunizations for children from 7-18 years, with descriptions of vaccine-preventable diseases on back side.
Facts and true stories about the different diseases that childhood and adolescent vaccines help prevent; many available in Spanish as well as English.