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COVID Vaccine Boosters: What You Need to Know

Note: This post has been updated to reflect the latest CDC recommendations, as of November 19, 2021.  There’s been a lot of confusion lately over COVID vaccine boosters and...


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...


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...


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?

You might have seen some recent news reports about Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) and COVID vaccines. Here’s what’s happening and why health experts say the benefits of getting vaccinated still...


Video Q&A: Vaccines During Pregnancy

Vaccinate Your Family was pleased to host Dr. Laura Riley of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine, in collaboration with American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists – ACOG, as she answered...


They’re unvaccinated. So is your immunocompromised child. What do you do? 

Not many people know more about how to approach talking to friends and family about being vaccinated than Riki. She’s a physician liaison for the liver team at Houston Methodist Hospital and a pro-vaccine advocate. But most importantly, she’s a heart mom.   Riki’s daughter,...