Preteen and Teen Vaccine Resources

These resources provide information to better help you understand vaccines for preteens and teens.

Videos and Audio

HPV Vaccine: A Pediatrician’s Recommendation

In this video, a pediatrician explains why she, as a doctor and a parent, recommends HPV vaccine for boys and girls ages 11-12. HPV vaccine is cancer prevention. Ask about it for your child.

The Journey of Your Child’s Vaccine

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.

Fact Sheets and Posters

Print materials

Fact sheets, flyers and posters about vaccine-preventable diseases available in English and Spanish, as well as print materials specific to parents and healthcare providers of American Indian/Alaska Native teens.



Three Things Parents Should Know about Preventing Cancer

Three Things Parents Should Know about Preventing Cancer
Here are three things all parents should know about preventing cancers caused by HPV infections…

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Page last reviewed: April 15, 2016