Building coalitions and partnerships to provide immunization education and access to affordable immunizations for all Pennsylvanians across the lifespan.
(12/04/2013) – The CDC has issued a health advisory in response to reports of eight cases of serogroup B meningococcal disease in students at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J., as well as three additional cases in students at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Although both outbreaks are caused by serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis, additional(…)
National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is a national observance that was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination. Check out CDC’s NIVW website at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/NIVW/index.htm for their toolkit, media ideas, and ongoing events around the country! Remind your patients and residents of your community of the importance of getting their annual influenza vaccination!(…)
Registration is now open for the 11th National Conference on Immunization and Health Coalitions (NCIHC), May 21–23, 2014 in Seattle, Washington! This Friday December 13 is your last chance to submit an abstract. Join NCIHC for great speakers including Bill Foege and David Williams, and session topics including policy and advocacy, coalition development, communications, and(…)
Attention Physicians and the Entire Practice Staff (nurses, medical assistants, office managers, CRNPs, others: The PA Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, in partnership with the PA Department of Health will be offering 2 daytime “Immunization Updates” in conference/webinar form. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the latest news about: Current immunization recommendations, including high-risk children Addressing(…)
Lessons Learned on Vaccine Hesitancy and Acceptance Presented by the Virtual Immunization Communication Network. A summary of research and lessons learned on vaccine hesitancy and acceptance among parents of infants and young children Register Now Wednesday, December 18, 2013 9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern Routine vaccination coverage among(…)