COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12+

COVID-19 vaccine now recommended by ACIP for adolescents ages 12+, with guidance that “COVID-19 vaccines and other vaccines may now be administered without regard to timing."

Resources for Teens & Young Adults

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UNITY Resources

List of vaccines by age (vaccine schedule)

This demo demonstrates a healthcare provider using the three Cs – Consistent, Confident, and Concise – to recommend a MenB Vaccine using motivational interviewing techniques to a 18YO adolescent.

Three Cs Demo: 18 YO Acceptance of MenB Vaccine

This demo demonstrates a healthcare provider using the three Cs – Consistent, Confident, and Concise – to recommend a MenB Vaccine and MenACWY vaccine using motivational interviewing techniques to a 16 YO adolescent and their mother. Patient and mother are accepting of both vaccines.

Three Cs Demo: 16YO and Mom Acceptance of MenACWY and MenB Vaccines

This demo demonstrates a healthcare provider using the three Cs- Consistent, Confident, and Concise- to recommend a MenB Vaccine and MenACWY vaccine using motivational interviewing techniques to a 16 YO adolescent and their mother. Patient and mother are accepting of MenACWY vaccine, but hesitant to accept MenB vaccine.

Three Cs Demo: 16 YO and Mom Acceptance of MenACWY Vaccine and Hesitant of MenB Vaccine

Scenarios demonstrate HCP Consistent, Confident, Concise Recommendations of MenACWY and MenB (shared clinical decision making) vaccines with varying levels of acceptance, using motivational interviewing techniques that engage the parent and teen.

Three Cs Demo: Healthcare Provider Vaccine Recommendations

Protection from Vaccine-Preventable Diseases. Unity President talks about important vaccines recommended for teens at age 16 and Unity’s mission and resources

Judy Klein – Protection from Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Prioritizing Adolescents: Vaccinate at Ages 11-12 & 16. Learn about the vaccines recommended for your child at ages 11-12 and 16

Prioritizing Adolescents: Vaccinate at Ages 11-12 & 16 (2 minutes)

UNITY Resources

• Background on how the diseases spread.
• How do I know if I'm at risk?
• Environments conducive to contracting each disease.

This demo demonstrates a healthcare provider using the three Cs- Consistent, Confident, and Concise- to recommend a MenB Vaccine and MenACWY vaccine using motivational interviewing techniques to a 16 YO adolescent and their mother. Patient and mother are accepting of MenACWY vaccine, but hesitant to accept MenB vaccine.

Three Cs Demo: 16 YO and Mom Acceptance of MenACWY Vaccine and Hesitant of MenB Vaccine

After a year of harassment, here’s how I deal with Antivaxxers…and where I come out on my vaccination beliefs and advocacy.

Ethan Lindenberger: My Experience with Antivaxxers and Why I Continue to Advocate for Vaccination

Vaccines Not Just for Babies: New Survey Reveals Teen Health May be Impacted by Misperceptions (July 11, 2017)

Vaccines Not Just for Babies: New Survey Reveals Teen Health May be Impacted by Misperceptions

All About HPV Vaccination. Dr. Paul Offit of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia talks about the value of HPV vaccine in cancer prevention

Paul Offit, MD soundbite: Value of vaccines

Prioritizing Adolescents: Vaccinate at Ages 11-12 & 16. Learn about the vaccines recommended for your child at ages 11-12 and 16

Prioritizing Adolescents: Vaccinate at Ages 11-12 & 16 (2 minutes)

UNITY Resources

Background on the diseases prevented by the vaccines (symptoms/complications, potential outcomes)

This demo demonstrates a healthcare provider using the three Cs – Consistent, Confident, and Concise – to recommend a MenB Vaccine using motivational interviewing techniques to a 18YO adolescent.

Three Cs Demo: 18 YO Acceptance of MenB Vaccine

This demo demonstrates a healthcare provider using the three Cs – Consistent, Confident, and Concise – to recommend a MenB Vaccine and MenACWY vaccine using motivational interviewing techniques to a 16 YO adolescent and their mother. Patient and mother are accepting of both vaccines.

Three Cs Demo: 16YO and Mom Acceptance of MenACWY and MenB Vaccines

This demo demonstrates a healthcare provider using the three Cs- Consistent, Confident, and Concise- to recommend a MenB Vaccine and MenACWY vaccine using motivational interviewing techniques to a 16 YO adolescent and their mother. Patient and mother are accepting of MenACWY vaccine, but hesitant to accept MenB vaccine.

Three Cs Demo: 16 YO and Mom Acceptance of MenACWY Vaccine and Hesitant of MenB Vaccine

Scenarios demonstrate HCP Consistent, Confident, Concise Recommendations of MenACWY and MenB (shared clinical decision making) vaccines with varying levels of acceptance, using motivational interviewing techniques that engage the parent and teen.

Three Cs Demo: Healthcare Provider Vaccine Recommendations

Ethan Lindenberger Blog: COVID-19, an infection without a vaccine. Now is the time to make sure you are vaccinated against all preventable diseases to avoid succumbing to an illness that is preventable.

Ethan Lindenberger: How to Prevent the Next Pandemic

Raising Awareness of Teen Vaccines Needed: Protection is a Snap.

Protection is a Snap (Spanish Version Available)

UNITY Resources

• Safety information for each vaccine and the safety of getting multiple vaccines at the same time.
• True picture of risk and reward from the vaccines.
• How long has each vaccine been given and what has the experience been?

After a year of harassment, here’s how I deal with Antivaxxers…and where I come out on my vaccination beliefs and advocacy.

Ethan Lindenberger: My Experience with Antivaxxers and Why I Continue to Advocate for Vaccination

Separating Fact from Fiction. Vaccine Advocate Ethan Lindenberger and Dr. Laura Offutt discuss how and where to find reliable sources of vaccine information on the internet

Ethan Lindenberger: Separating Fact from Fiction

A teen vaccine advocate and a physician teen health expert speak out about vaccine misinformation on social media

Spotting Fake Vaccine Information on Social Media

UNITY Resources

Checklist of questions to ask parents or Health Care Professional about each vaccine

Remember the 4 – Vaccines for Teens Infographic. Find out about the risks of vaccine preventable diseases and vaccine recommendations for teens by age.

Vaccines for Teens Infographic

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