Preteens/Teens


Everything You Need to Know About the Latest COVID-19 Booster Recommendations

Are you boosted against COVID-19? Do you know if you’re eligible for your second booster? We’ve pulled together the information you need to understand the latest booster recommendations as...


Commemorating One MillIion COVID-19 Deaths

Joint Statement from Good Health WINs Partners, including Vaccinate Your Family and NCNW May 2022 We were deeply saddened to learn of the one-millionth death from COVID-19 today. One...


Let’s Talk About Flu Vaccine Effectiveness

  Editor’s Note: As of June 2022, the CDC announced new data that shows that the flu vaccine’s effectiveness this year was about 35% against infection, much higher than...


Experts Update Recommendations on COVID-19 Booster Doses and Review Latest Vaccine Safety Data

Over the last couple of weeks, there have been several changes to the CDC’s COVID-19 vaccine recommendations. This week, the CDC updated their booster and third dose recommendations for...


Your Winter Wellness Routine Needs This One Important Thing

Temperatures are dropping. Do you feel like you’re more likely to get sick in the winter months? While this may be true, it isn’t directly caused by cold temperatures....


COVID Vaccine Boosters: What You Need to Know

Note: This post has been updated to reflect the latest CDC recommendations, as of January 5, 2022.  There’s been a lot of confusion lately over COVID vaccine boosters and...


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...


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...