Vaccine News & Notes — November 2019

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Find an influenza vaccine near you

Do you, or other family members, still need to get the flu vaccine? If you are not sure where you can get it, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) has an easy-to-use vaccine locator. In addition to a flu vaccine-specific locator, the page also offers a general vaccine locator and a health clinic locator.

Check it out today.

Parents Are TALKING website helps parents talk about sex with their teens

The Department of Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) offers a website to help parents talk to their children about sex. The website includes games with practice conversation opportunities, communication tips, and information about topics relevant to teens as they mature, such as contraception, condom use, abstinence and more.

Check out today.


Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.

You should not consider the information in this site to be specific, professional medical advice for your personal health or for your family's personal health. You should not use it to replace any relationship with a physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about vaccinations, medications and other treatments, you should always consult your physician or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.