Tested English and Spanish Phrases

Tested English and Spanish Phrases

Tested English and Spanish Phrases

The following table shows vaccination messages that physicians and staff can use to introduce vaccination to patients.  These messages were developed from focus groups with groups of white, African American, and Hispanic adults.

English Phrases Spanish Phrases
1. You are due for [blank] vaccine. Would you like to get this today? 1. Le toca recibir su vacuna contra [X]. Le gustaria recibir esta vacuna hoy?
2. Your doctor recommends [blank] vaccine for people of similar health histories. Your records show you are due for your [blank] vaccine. Would you like to get this today? 2. Su doctor recomienda la vacuna contra [X] para personas con antecedentes de salud parecidos a los suyos. Su expediente indica que le toca recibir esta vacuna. Le gustaria recibirla hoy?
3. Your best protection from [blank] disease is to get [blank] vaccine. 3. La mejor proteccion contra [disease x] es vacunarse contra esta enfermedad.
4. You can get mild symptoms, like temporary soreness from the vaccine, but you do not get the flu from the vaccine. 4. Es posible que la vacuna le produzca sintomas leves, como dolor transitorio pero la vacuna no causa la gripe.
5. Vaccines for teens can prevent serious eases, and can also help prevent the spread of disease through your family. 5. Las vacunas para los (?) pueden prevenir enferemdades serias, y pueden ayudar a prevenir el contagio de enfermedades entre la familia.