Video and Audio Resources

This page lists all podcasts, videos, and PSAs related to preteen and teen vaccines and the diseases they prevent including HPV, meningitis, and pertussis.

Preteen and Teen Videos

Can I Ask You A Question? Video Series

In CDC’s new video series, real pediatricians use their expertise to answer parents’ questions about the HPV vaccine and why it’s important for preventing cancer. Watch the full series here.

As with any vaccine, it’s best to give HPV vaccine earlier rather than later. See why it’s important for 11-12 year olds to be vaccinated.  Watch this video in Spanish here.

For Parents and Providers

Video: Make Sure Vaccination is on your Back-to-School List!

Make Sure Vaccination is on your Back-to-School List!
Make sure that your children are up to date on vaccines before sending them back to school. Children of all ages, from preschoolers to college students, need vaccines. Making sure that children receive all their vaccinations according to CDC’s recommended schedule is one of the most important things you can do as a parent to help protect their health—as well as the health of friends, classmates, and others in your community.
Running Time: 0:46
Date Released: 8/7/2018

Video: The Journey of Your Child's Vaccine; illustration of mother holding infant

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.
Running Time: 5:39
Date Released: 9/14/2018

Vaccines

HPV Vaccine: Ask About It for Your Childexternal icon
Hear why a family physician and a pediatrician each made sure their children got HPV vaccine at age 11 or 12.
Running Time: 0:30
Date Released: 6/26/2018

Video - HPV Vaccine: A Pediatrician's Recommendation

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.
Running Time: 0:30
Date Released: 6/26/2018

HPV Vaccine: My Recommendation as a Doctor and a Parent

HPV Vaccine: My Recommendation as a Doctor and a Parent
In this video, a family physician explains his decision, as a doctor and a parent, to make sure each of his children received HPV vaccine at age 11 or 12.
Running Time: 0:30
Date Released: 6/26/2018

HPV Spanish Video

La vacuna contra el VPH es prevención del cáncer. El Dr. Azziz explica por qué es tan importante como un médico y un padre (to preview the low resolution version, click the play button.)
HPV vaccine is cancer prevention. Dr. Azziz explains as a doctor and parent why it’s so important.
Running Time: 0:31
Date Released: 4/4/2014

Broadcast Quality Version
Use the CDC Media Resources to download the preteens and teens PSA and other CDC Immunization PSAs in Broadcast Quality Quicktime MOV format.

HPV Video

HPV vaccine is cancer prevention! (to preview the low resolution version, click the play button.)
A cervical cancer survivor shares that her personal experience makes her dedicated to protecting her own children from HPV-related cancers.
Running Time: 0:30
Date Released: 11/20/2013

Broadcast Quality Version
Use the CDC Media Resources to download the preteens and teens PSA and other CDC Immunization PSAs in Broadcast Quality Quicktime MOV format.

HPV Video

Doctors recommend HPV vaccine! (to preview the low resolution version, click the play button.)
A pediatrician who is also a mom reminds us that HPV vaccine is important.
Running Time: 0:30
Date Released: 11/20/2013

Broadcast Quality Version
Use the CDC Media Resources to download the preteens and teens PSA and other CDC Immunization PSAs in Broadcast Quality Quicktime MOV format.

HPV vaccine Video

Close the Door to Cancer! (to preview the low resolution version, click the play button.)
YOU can close the door to cancer. This :30 second public service announcement reminds us why girls and boys need HPV vaccine protection now—to prevent cancer later.
Running Time: 0:30
Date Released: 9/1/2013

Broadcast Quality Version
Use the CDC Media Resources to download the preteens and teens PSA and other CDC Immunization PSAs in Broadcast Quality Quicktime MOV format.

Meningococcal

Pertussis videos

Meningococcal disease videos can be found on the meningococcal disease site.

Flu

It's a First: Universal Flu Vaccination video.

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CDC Expert Commentary in Partnership with Medscape
Running Time: 4:35 mins
Date Released: 11/22/2010

Pertussis

Pertussis videos

Pertussis (whooping cough) videos can be found on the pertussis site including vaccine recommendation for adolescents

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Preteen and Teen Podcasts and PSAs

For Parents and Providers

Tune in to CDC podcasts and PSAs to learn about the latest information and recommendations from CDC experts about preteen and teen vaccines.

Teen Vaccines

HPV Radio PSA: Jackie’s Story

Why HPV Vaccine is Important to My Family Podcast

A young mom’s world is turned upside-down when she’s diagnosed with cervical cancer. Learn what she’s doing to protect her kids from HPV-related cancers. (Created: 5/6/2013 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases)

HPV Radio PSA: Jackie’s Story

HPV Radio PSA: Jackie’s Story

A young mom and cancer survivor reminds parents that HPV vaccine is cancer prevention.

HPV Radio PSA: Spanish Language Spots

HPV Radio PSA: Spanish Language Spots (New Jan 2014)

A mother talks about the importance of protecting 11-12 year-old boys and girls with HPV Vaccination. (Created: 1/6/2014 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases)

Immunization Radio PSA: Vaccines for Teens

Immunization Radio PSA: Vaccines for Teens
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This doctor is also a mom, and she wants to get the word out about getting vaccines for your preteens and teens.

Teen Vaccines Podcast

Teen Vaccines Podcast
Listen To This Podcast (4:03 minutes)

Although most vaccinations are given early in childhood, teenagers have immunization needs as well. In this podcast, Dr. Christina Dorell discusses the importance of teenagers receiving the recommended vaccinations.
(Created: 8/19/2010 by MMWR; series name: “A Cup of Health with CDC”)

Meningococcal

Pertussis podcasts.

Meningococcal disease podcasts can be found on the meningococcal disease site.

Pertussis

Pertussis podcasts.

Pertussis (whooping cough) podcasts and PSAs can be found on the pertussis site including vaccine recommendation for adolescents

See also

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