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For Parents: Vaccines for Your Children

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) – What You Need To Know

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Protection from the childhood vaccine (DTaP) decreases over time. Preteens, teens and adults need to be revaccinated, even if they were completely vaccinated as children. Learn more about protecting against pertussis...

Protect your child at every age. Click on your child's age group for vaccine information.


Learn More About Preteen and Teen Vaccines

Are preteen and teen vaccines on your radar?

Vaccine Conversations with a CDC Expert

Get the Picture video

Real moms talk with a CDC physician about vaccinating their children. Watch "Get the Picture" (6:27 mins) on CDC-TV or on YouTube


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Traveling Soon?

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What vaccines does your child need before international travel? If you plan international travel with your child, see vaccine recommendations for infants & children.

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