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New Sid the Science Kid Flu Vaccination Special Episode Now Available for Free Download on Flu.gov
November 17, 2009
A special episode of PBS KIDS’ TV show, "Sid the Science Kid," where Sid explores the science behind flu vaccinations is now available for free download on flu.gov.
"In this special episode, Sid explains how vaccines work and shows millions of children what they can do to prevent the spread of the flu," said Secretary Sebelius. "Sid will be a great messenger as we continue to find new and creative ways to reach out to children, adults, and families about how to stay healthy during flu season."
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research worked with the Henson Company and its partners to create a special episode of which premiered on PBS on Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, with subsequent airings on Nov. 19, Nov. 27, and Dec. 21.
Games about vaccination and additional information on the special episode are available at www.PBSKIDS.org/sid.
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