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For Health Care Providers Serving Adolescents

Don't miss an opportunity to assess the vaccine history of adolescent patients and strongly recommend the vaccines they need.

Adolescent Immunization Recommendations:

11-12 year olds 16 year olds
HPV MenACWY booster
MenACWY Consider MenB
Influenza annually Influenza annually

HPV vaccine

  • HPV Vaccine Safety
    CDC provides information for patients on vaccine safety, effectiveness and duration of protection.

Top 3 strategies for increasing HPV vaccination:

  1. Integrate on-time, same-day HPV vaccination into office policy and clinic culture.

  2. Track and share HPV vaccine coverage rates with your practice.

  3. Assess adolescent patients' immunization history at every visit and remind patients to come in for the vaccines they need.

Meningococcal and Tdap vaccines

Adolescent immunization rates

  • Adolescent Immunization Rates
    National and state-level immunization coverage data for adolescents from Minnesota Immunization Information Connection (MIIC) and the National Immunization Survey (NIS) data sources.
  • CDC TeenVaxView
    Local, state and federal adolescent immunization coverage data displayed in interactive maps, charts and tables.
Updated Friday, 16-Aug-2019 08:27:22 CDT