Patient Information

Influenza website
Official CDC influenza website provides information about influenza surveillance and activity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Flu Information for Parents with Young Children
Multiple resources about influenza in children
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)
Federal information sheets on vaccines. VISs in more than 30 languages are available on IAC’s website
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides comprehensive government-wide information on influenza for the general public, health professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)

Families Fighting Flu
Families and pediatricians who have experienced first-hand what it is like to lose a child to influenza or to have a child experience severe medical complications from influenza. The organization’s mission is reducing pediatric deaths due to influenza by raising awareness about the importance of getting all children vaccinated against this disease. Website features compelling videos and first-hand accounts from member families
Families Fighting Flu

Influenza Vaccine Finder
This locator provides information on where to find influenza vaccine, including dates, times, maps, addresses and phone numbers for locations offering influenza vaccine near the zip code provided.

Influenza: What You Should Know
Brochure from the Vaccine Education Center, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia addresses common questions about the flu and influenza vaccination
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)[SPANISH]
Influenza resources for the public
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)

Keep Your Kids Safe – Get Them Vaccinated Every Fall or Winter!
This piece is for parents, describing the importance of vaccinating kids with the influenza vaccine
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)

Seek Emergency Medical Care if You or a Family Member Shows the Signs Below
This piece, written for parents and the public, is about influenza warning signs for complications of influenza
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)

Unprotected People Reports
Real-life accounts of people who have suffered or died from influenza
Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)