Immunization Awareness: Vaccinations in the teen years

Immunization Awareness: Vaccinations in the teen years

Starting high school and being introduced to the teenage years can be a lot of fun, but this life stage also comes with many challenges. Puberty, dating and the quest for independence are just a few of the challenges that may arise during this awkward life stage. It is also important to take care of your health and speak with a health care professional about important issues that may come up, such as dating, alcohol and drugs. Vaccinations are not just required for small children and the elderly but for pre-teens and teenagers as well, according to the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC).

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