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Parents and Guardians

Parents and Guardians

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To protect against influenza (flu), the most important thing you can do is get a flu vaccine for yourself and your child every year. Annual flu vaccination is recommended for everyone age 6 months and older.

Resources below include information in English and Spanish and real stories about flu to help you understand the importance of annual flu vaccination to help prevent this serious disease.

  • Advice for Parents on Talking to Children about the Flu
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):Talking to Children about Flu
  • Are You That Guy?
    NFID public service announcement (:30 animated video) developed to create awareness about influenza prevention
  • Children, the Flu, and Flu Vaccine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Flu (Influenza)
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Information for Parents
  • Influenza: Also Known as the Flu
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Fact Sheet
  • Poster - Who Needs a Flu Vaccine?
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Spanish - Influenza (Gripe)
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Hoja informativa para los padres
  • Spanish - La influenza y usted (The flu and you)
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Spanish - Poster - Quien necesita vacunarse? (Who needs to be vaccinated?)
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • The Flu: A Guide for Parents
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Real Stories
    Real stories about flu to help you understand the importance of annual flu vaccination to help prevent this serious disease.