Author: VaccinateYourFamily


My 6 Year Old Is In a COVID Vaccine Trial — Here’s Our Experience

by Robyn Correll It’s been a long pandemic. Like a lot of parents of young children, we’ve skipped birthday parties, long-awaited trips, and family gatherings to protect our kids...


The Flu Vaccine is Extra Important if You Live with Diabetes – Here’s Why

More than 122 million Americans are living with diabetes or prediabetes – so chances are, someone you know and love is impacted. Diabetes is a chronic health condition that...


Kids 5-11 Can Now Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

NOTE: A version of this content originally appeared in Vaccinate Your Family’s Immunization Alerts eNewsletter, sent out on Wednesday November 3, 2021. Stay up to date on the latest...


The Top 10 Things You Need to Know This Flu Season

As COVID-19 continues, but preventive measures like masking and social distancing have relaxed, public health experts worry this flu season could be serious. That’s why, for the 2021-2022 flu...


Employers Are Playing an Important Role in Flu, COVID Vaccinations

Employers can play an important role in protecting their employees and communities from flu and COVID-19 this winter. In fact, more businesses are working to help their employees learn...


Vaccines for Teens and Preteens: A Live Q&A with Dr. Nneka Holder

Dr. Nneka Holder, an attending physician in the Department of Pediatrics at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Associate Professor at Georgetown University, joined Vaccinate Your Family on Friday, September...


Flu 2021 Forecast: Do I Still Need a Flu Vaccine This Year Even If Last Season Was Mild?

Influenza (flu) can be serious for anyone, even healthy children and adults. Millions of people get sick with flu every year in the U.S., hundreds of thousands end up...


Immunocompromised? You Might Need Another Dose of COVID Vaccine

NOTE: A version of this content originally appeared in Vaccinate Your Family’s Immunization Alerts eNewsletter, sent out on Friday, August 13, 2021. Stay up to date on the latest...


How to Talk to Unvaccinated Friends and Family

Even if you’re fully vaccinated, it’s likely you know someone who is not. There are a lot of reasons why people might opt out of vaccines — from disinformation...


Guillain-Barré and Covid Vaccines: What’s Going On?

NOTE: This post was updated December 20, 2021 You might have seen some recent news reports about Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) and COVID vaccines. Here’s what’s happening and why health...