Measles Outbreak: Information for Providers from the CDC

With measles making a comeback, the CDC has guidelines for providers to start the conversation on vaccines with parents.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

With the current measles outbreak making headlines across the nation, many parents and guardians have questions about immunizations, risk factors, and what they can do to prevent and detect an outbreak.

Making time to talk with parents about vaccines during the well-child visit may be challenging.Health Care Providers.

Here's some help: CDC, AAP, and AAFP created these materials to help you assess parents' needs, identify the role they want to play in making decisions for their child’s health, and then communicate in ways that meet their needs. These resources are collectively called Provider Resources for Vaccine Conversations with Parents.

By visiting this site  you will find information for you and your practice, handouts to share with parents, and ways to spread the word on social media.