Preteens/Teens


Consider Giving a Little to VYF this Giving Tuesday

This past year, the U.S. nearly lost its measles elimination status. Over 1,260 cases were reported across the country, many of which were tied to an outbreak in New...


The Vaccine Mom Busts Flu Myths

Vaccinate Your Family is thrilled to welcome Taryn Chapman, the creator of The Vaccine Mom, who will be offering up regular Video Blogs for Shot of Prevention on a...


Today is World Polio Day

Today is World Polio Day, a day when thousands of Rotary Clubs around the world hold events to discuss our progress toward eradicating this disease. Vaccinate Your Family’s executive director,...


Did you get your flu shot yet? Now is the time.

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends getting your influenza (flu) vaccine by the end of October? Although you might just think...


The Decision to Vaccinate is an Emotional One…Here’s Why We Make the Decisions We Make

The following is a guest post by Taryn Chapman – a medical molecular biologist, mother of two, and the creator of “The Vaccine Mom.” Vaccinating is a no-brainer to...


It’s Time for Back to School… and Your Kids’ Next Vaccines

Keep your kids healthy all school year with our list of recommended vaccinations and tips for preparing kids for school – from preschool through college! As a parent, you...


Summer is Here and We’re Singing…About Vaccines!

Now that summer has arrived, we are enjoying the warm weather, ice cream and outdoor activities with our families. It makes us feel like singing! And here at Vaccinate...


Not Enough Latino Adults Receive Lifesaving Vaccinations

By Josh McCormack, Digital Content Curator at Salud America! Immunizations can stop life threatening illnesses from developing in children and adults. Yet, immunization rates for some vaccines are declining,...


Educating the Public About Vaccine Safety

As major measles outbreaks in New York, California and other places around the country continue to occur, along with the spread of whooping cough, mumps, hepatitis A and hepatitis...


Ethan Lindenberger Wants to Help Stop the Lies About Vaccines

You may be familiar with Ethan Lindenberger, the eighteen-year-old who got himself vaccinated despite his parents’ anti-vaccine beliefs, and who most recently appeared before the Senate Committee on Health,...