Resources for Teens & Young Adults

Ensure you are Vaccine Protected
Learn about our initiatives below

You May Not Be Protected

You need immunizations to help protect against some serious diseases. Unity™ Consortium can help address some of your concerns.

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List of vaccines by age (vaccine schedule)

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

Scenario demonstrates Health Care Provider Consistent, Confident, Concise recommendation for MenACWY and MenB (shared clinical decision making) vaccines, using motivational interviewing techniques.

The Three Cs: Demo featuring recommendations with a 16 YO Teen and Mom who are accepting of MenACWY vaccine, but hesitant to accept MenB vaccine (1/3 videos)

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)

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

Scenario demonstrates Health Care Provider Consistent, Confident, Concise MenB vaccine recommendation (shared clinical decision making), using motivational interviewing techniques.

The Three Cs: Demo featuring recommendations with a 18 YO Teen who is accepting of MenB vaccine (1/3 videos)

Scenario demonstrates Health Care Provider Consistent, Confident, Concise recommendation for MenACWY and MenB (shared clinical decision making) vaccines, using motivational interviewing techniques.

The Three Cs: Demo featuring recommendations with a 16 YO Teen and Mom who are accepting of MenACWY and MenB vaccines (1/3 videos)

Scenario demonstrates Health Care Provider Consistent, Confident, Concise recommendation for MenACWY and MenB (shared clinical decision making) vaccines, using motivational interviewing techniques.

The Three Cs: Demo featuring recommendations with a 16 YO Teen and Mom who are accepting of MenACWY vaccine, but hesitant to accept MenB vaccine (1/3 videos)

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.

The Three Cs: Scenarios Featuring Healthcare Provider Vaccine Recommendations at Ages 16 and 18

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: COVID-19 and Vaccination

Raising Awareness of Teen Vaccines Needed: Protection is a Snap and other engaging posters

Protection is a Snap (Spanish Version Available)

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• 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

Pro-Vaccine Advocate Ethan Lindenberger on Separating Fact from Fiction

Spotting Fake Vaccine Information on Social Media. 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

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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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