Resources on Adolescent Immunization
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): AAPs website will help parents understand the diseases vaccines for adolescents prevent, when vaccines are due, and get answers to common concerns about preteen vaccines
Call to Action on practical strategies for improving adolescent vaccination rates
Call to Action by leading public health organizations addressing long-term health impacts of under-immunized adolescents and the important role healthcare professionals play in increasing vaccination rates
Take this simple quiz to determine which vaccines you need and create a customized printout to bring to your next medical appointment.
Report reviewing recent outbreaks of serogroup B invasive meningococcal disease on US college campuses
Call to Action discusses disparities, identifies barriers, and outlines strategies to increase meningococcal vaccination rates among all adolescents (June 2010)
Knowing which vaccines are recommended (and getting your teens vaccinated) is one of the easiest things you can do to protect their health