Upcoming Events 

 

 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a NetConference series on Vaccinating Adults, addressing key issues related to protecting adults from vaccine-preventable diseases. A collaborative effort between the CDC and Maryland's adult immunization coalition and state immunization program, the Vaccinating Adults series will feature six presentations by experts in promoting, administering, and securing reimbursement for adult immunizations.
  • Wednesday, April 12 - Burden of Vaccine-preventable Diseases in Adults: Medical, Social, and Economic Costs
  • Wednesday, April 19 - Provider Reimbursement for Adult Immunizations
  • Wednesday, April 26 - Immunizing Adults: Immunization Schedule, Coverage, and Challenges
  • Wednesday, May 17 - Immunizing Older Adults and the Chronically Ill
  • Wednesday, May 24 - Immunizing Pregnant Women, Health Care Personnel, and in the Workplace
  • Wednesday, May 31 - Clinic Logistics: Vaccine Administration, Storage, and Handling
Continuing Education will be available for each event.
Immunization NetConferences are live, 1-hour presentations combining an online visual presentation with simultaneous audio via telephone conference call and live question and answer session. 

 

A new National Influenza Vaccination Disparities Partnership (NIVDP) webinar on best practices for the promotion flu vaccination within underserved communities will take place Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM ET

Register here here for NIVDP's webinar, "Lessons from the Field: immunization Leaders Sharing Strategies to Proect Underserved Populations."

 

For more than fifty years, US healthcare professionals have administered billions of vaccine doses safely with few serious adverse events. The development of vaccines as a landmark scientific achievement began over two hundred years ago. To learn more about the science of vaccines, visit www.nfid.org/vaccine-science.

In addition, the National Foundation for Infectious Disease (NFID) is planning a Vaccines: A #ShotOfScience Thunderclap on April 22, 2017 at 2:00 PM ET. Please visit http://bit.ly/vaccine-science in advance of 4/22 to join.

 

National Infant Immunization Week is Coming!
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), taking place from April 22-29, 2017, is the perfect time to educate your patients about the safe, proven protection maternal vaccines provide for them and their babies. Visit the NIIW website for information about the NIIW blog-a-thon, sample social media content, drop-in articles, and more.

 

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is hosting a webinar on Princliples of Vaccine Storage and Handling on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 12:00 PM (ET). This webinar will provide an overview of fundamental principles of vaccine storage and handling in any clinical setting. It will also highlight available guidance and training resources and how to best approach decisions about storage and temperature monitoring equipment. 

Register here!

 

Updated 4/20/17 

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