Related Links

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Resources

Adolescent Immunization Initiative: Rationale for an Immunization Platform at 16 Years of Age

Adolescent Immunization Initiative (AII) white paper focused on immunization of older adolescents (February 2017)

adultvaccination.org

For any adult interested in learning more about how to best protect themselves against vaccine preventable diseases—this resource provides the latest information and recommendations from the CDC as well as personal stories on adult immunization

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

Vaccination resources for adolescents and parents

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Includes helpful resources and materials on childhood immunization

American Cancer Society

Provides answers to common questions about human papillomavirus (HPV), a common cause of cervical and other types of cancer, and the vaccine that protects against it

American College Health Association (ACHA)

Disease information, communications tools, audio/visual elements, news releases, news coverage, vaccination clinic implementation kit and resources

American Medical Association (AMA)

Online resource for consumers seeking medical information, including a special section on adolescent health and influenza

American Social Health Association

Provides a comprehensive HPV and cervical cancer prevention resource center, offering updated disease and vaccine information, personal experiences, and support group information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Provides links to information about vaccine-preventable diseases, specific to adolescents

Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition

Features interactive, in-depth information about influenza vaccination; includes the Influenza Risk Calculator, which allows people to instantly determine whether they should receive an influenza vaccine

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Provides complete, up-to-date, and reliable information about vaccines to parents and healthcare professionals, including videos, informational tear sheets, and information on all vaccines

GOCO.com

Website designed to empowers teens to take a deeper stake in their own health and wellness. Includes frequently asked questions on VPDs and vaccination as well as tips on healthy choices and information on a range of wellness issues.

HealthMap Vaccine Finder

Vaccines.gov, Flu.gov, and HHS.gov

Immunization Action Coalition

Provides important vaccination information for healthcare professionals, including background information on vaccine-preventable diseases, resource materials, and links to state immunization information

ImmYounity

Making the choice to immunize yourself or your family against infectious diseases requires careful consideration. And facts that are grounded in science can give you the answers you seek so you can make your own decisions. factual information provided by Sanofi Pasteur.

Joint Commission

This publication highlights practical strategies to help healthcare organizations increase Tdap vaccination rates.

Meningitis Foundation of America

Provides background information on meningitis, personal experiences, and additional resources

Meningitis Research Foundation

Disease information and research regarding meningitis prevention activities and support groups.

National Association of School Nurses

Links to resources including HPV best practices, school located vaccination, and other immunization resources for children and adolescents.

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Offers a wide variety of information for healthcare professionals and consumers, including fact sheets, backgrounders, question and answer documents, personal experiences, and tip sheets.

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Includes general and technical disease information, a summary of US incidence rates, and disease impact on adolescents and young adults.

National Immunization Survey (NIS)-Teen Data

Provides an overview of vaccination coverage at the US national level and by state and immunization action plan areas using results from the National Immunization Survey-Teen (NIS-TEEN). Adolescent/teens are age 13 through 17 years.

National Library of Medicine

Up-to-date disease information, research news and resources for parents/providers.

National Meningitis Association

Includes up-to-date information related to meningococcal disease, including disease awareness and legislation activities, personal experiences, and resource materials.

National Network for Immunization Information

Offers health professionals, policy makers, the public, and the media up-to-date information related to immunization to help them understand the issues and make informed decisions

National Public Radio Interview with Dr. Jeanne Santoli, CDC

Parents Active in Teen Health

Pfizer developed website to arm parents with tools and information to help their teens grow and develop

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Resources dedicated to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents.

TeensHealth

Nemours

The History of Vaccines: Vaccines for Teenagers

The History of Vaccines is an informational, educational website created by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, one of the oldest medical societies in the US.

Unity Consortium

Consortium of public and private entities, not-for-profits, and government agencies focused on improving adolescent health through prevention and immunization

US Department of Health and Human Services

Discusses immunization for all age groups, and includes links to general immunization information, the CDC childhood immunization schedule, and immunization laws

Vaccine Before You Graduate

Immunize Nevada

Vaccines for Teens

Vaccines for Teens, a national program, is designed to help educate parents and their teens about the need to get vaccinated. This site offers information on meningitis, influenza, pertussis, and HPV, and is part of a larger effort to educate parents and teens on the dangers of these diseases and to encourage teens to take steps to protect themselves.