Who needs the Flu Vaccine?

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Parents
 

Is the Flu Vaccine a Good Idea for Your Family?
The flu itself generally isn't dangerous, but its complications can be. That's why it's important to talk with your doctor about when and if you and your kids should get the flu vaccine.

School-Based Health Centers
School-based health centers provide a range of services to meet kids' and teens' health care needs. Centers usually are inside a school building or right next door.

Why Is Hand Washing So Important?
Did you know that proper hand washing is the best way to keep from getting sick? Here's how to teach this all-important habit to your kids.

Are Treatments From Other Countries Safe?
When your child is sick or has special medical needs, it's natural to want to help in any way that you can. But is seeking care in other countries safe? Find out what the experts have to say.

Teaching Your Child How to Swallow Pills
Swallowing a pill is something that many of us take for granted. But just like any skill, learning to swallow a pill takes practice.

 

For Teens

The Flu Vaccine
Doctors recommend that all teens get vaccinated against the flu. The good news is, it doesn't have to be a shot. Here are the facts on flu vaccines. 

 

For Kids

Who Needs a Flu Shot?
Just about everybody needs a flu shot. Learn more in this article for kids.