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Vaccine Videos On This Page
Help Them Thrive
Vaccines help keep children in class, at sports practice, and engaging in social activities all school year long. Set them up to thrive with up-to-date vaccines.
The COVID-19 vaccine allows us to again celebrate and savor life’s big and small moments with friends and family. Time to take your shot.
What’s Next? Clearing Up the Confusion Around COVID-19 Vaccines
Confusion still exists, including in the provider community, around the process of receiving the COVID vaccine and booster. Hear directly from CDC and other hospital experts about what vaccines are available, for who and when they should be promoted to patients.
Get Vaccinated & Boosted: A Message from the AHA, AMA & ANA
Vaccines protect us all from serious disease. The COVID-19 vaccines, including the updated booster doses, are safe, effective, and recommended for everyone six months and older. If you have questions, talk to your health care professional. Learn more at aha.org/vaccines.
Fight Back Against Flu, RSV and COVID-19: Get Your Kids Vaccinated
Children are getting sick from COVID-19, the flu and RSV, filling up pediatric hospitals. Vaccines and boosters are safe and effective and can help protect against severe illness and help keep kids out of the hospital. Learn more on our Vaccine Answers page: https://www.aha.org/vaccine
Key Lessons for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations
Health care leaders and clinicians from four children's hospitals led podcasts with the AHA to share how they each worked with their community to build and foster vaccine confidence among families and patients. Here are key highlights from those podcast discussions.
Convincing Your Community: MUSC’s drive to vaccinate against COVID-19
One of the biggest challenges communities faced during the COVID-19 pandemic wasn't just the implementation of the COVID-19 vaccines, but convincing people to take them. In this conversation, hear how MUSC Health in Charleston, South Carolina and the Charleston School district set the example by collaborating with community stakeholders in the school system and beyond to spread confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines.
Innovating Virus Care for Pediatric Patients at Children’s Hospital Colorado
Hospitals across the country have found innovative ways to increase their capacity, improve care and take care of health care workers while treating COVID-19 patients throughout this pandemic. Jerrod Milton, chief clinical officer and senior vice president of Professional Services at Children’s Hospital Colorado, discusses COVID-19’s impact on pediatric health care and shares lessons and innovations in managing the confluence of this unprecedented virus, along with RSV and the flu.
Fostering Trust in Pediatric Vaccinations with Gillette Children's
Fostering trust in both the COVID-19 vaccines and other necessary pediatric vaccinations is an essential part of Gillette Children's effort to protect families and their communities. In this episode, Micah Niermann, M.D. discusses how Gillette Children's is reaching their pediatric community and fighting vaccine misinformation.
Closing the Immunity Gap with Advocate Children’s Hospital
Some experts have suggested that RSV was more severe in 2022 because of an immunity gap from several years of social distancing and COVID-19 precautions. They also suggest that COVID-19 is to blame for the early arrival and more devastating effects of RSV and the flu. Listen to how Advocate Children's Hospital is working towards managing this alarming new gap and how they have persevered through the triple threat of COVID-19, RSV and the flu.
Conversations with AHA Trustees
Mike Abrams, President and CEO, Ohio Hospital Association: Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine
Montez Carter, President and CEO, St. Mary's Healthcare System: COVID-19 Vaccine and Health Care System Stress
Melinda Estes, M.D., President and CEO, St. Lukes Health Sysem: Seasonal Flu
AHA Trustees on the Importance of COVID-19 Boosters
AHA Trustees on Increasing Access to COVID-19 Vaccines for All Communities
For Health Care Workers
AHA PSAs feature clinicians and health care leaders encouraging COVID-19 vaccination
I'm a Physician/I'm a Nurse
Hospitals and health systems can add their own branding to the PSA, which is also available in Spanish for both the 30-second and 15-second version. Please email Tom Fitzsimmons at email@example.com for more information.
America’s health care workers share why they chose to get the COVID-19 vaccine. We hear first-hand from individuals in the emergency department, environmental services, food services, front desk, operating room and more.
The pandemic has tested all of us as we have learned to live, work, and act differently. Strengthen our resolve to defeat COVID-19 by asking the questions, following the science, and getting vaccinated.
Health Expert FAQs
With updated boosters targeting the COVID-19 Omicron variants now available, two physicians from AdventHealth (FL) discuss the importance of getting vaccinated and boosted. They also discuss getting children vaccinated for COVID-19, and answer other commonly asked questions.
Lisa Costello, M.D., a West Virginia pediatric hospitalist and expectant mother, answers questions on the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine and shares her personal perspective.
- Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for pregnant people?
- What are the risks during pregnancy for those who don't get the vaccine?
- Does a pregnant person who chooses to get vaccinated pass on any protection to their baby?
- Can breastfeeding mothers get the vaccine, and is the immunity shared through breast milk?
- Does the vaccine impact fertility?
- Are the COVID-19 vaccines safe for children?
- Is it okay to have questions about the vaccine?
- As a pediatrician, are you hopeful about the future?
Just the Facts
The Just the Facts video offers a simple but stark look at the reality of the numbers of children getting infected, hospitalized and dying from COVID-19. The CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that parents of children between 6 months and older get vaccinated when approved in June. older get vaccinated, and children 5 and older should get the bivalent booster as well.
A Serious Decision
We understand. Vaccination is not an easy decision. But it's easier with reliable information. Do your research. Talk to your friends. Read about vaccines. Find out how thoroughly they were tested for safety.
Hospitals and health systems can add their own branding to the PSA. Please email Emily Gustafson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Back to School
Widespread vaccination keeps children, their friends and teachers and bus drivers safe and in school. Children six months and older may get a COVID-19 vaccine and other vaccines at the same office visit, without waiting 14 days between shots.