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  • Digital Toolkit for Partners
    To assist partners in our collective efforts to spread the word about the positive impact of vaccination, and to call attention to immunization achievements, we have created this digital toolkit for partners which details events and activities, online resources, sample social media content, and materials. We hope you will find these resources helpful as you engage and promote NIIW messages.
  • General Best Practice Guidelines for Immunization
    On April 20, 2017, CDC released the General Best Practice Guidelines for Immunization that replaces the 2011 General Recommendations on Immunization.
  • CDC 2017 Immunization Schedules Are Available
    Every year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) develops recommendations for routine use of vaccines in adults and children. When approved by the CDC Director, they become official CDC/HHS policy. In February, the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published a summary of schedule changes for persons aged 0-18 years and 19 years or older.
  • 2016-2017 Flu Edition: Be Prepared for Flu
    Flu season is here – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older by the end of October, if possible. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses and prevent flu-related hospitalizations. Flu vaccines have been updated for the 2016-2017 season.
  • 2016 Immunization Schedules Available
    As a medical assistant you should know where to find the latest immunization recommendations. Each year, the CDC and several partner organizations update immunization schedules that summarize recommendations for routine vaccines.
  • Influenza Vaccination Recommendations 2015-2016 (January 2016)
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a web-on-demand video: Influenza Vaccination Recommendations 2015-2016.
  • 2015-2016 Flu Edition: What Is New This Season?
    Flu season is here. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends annual flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older. It is our best defense against getting the flu. Health care providers should offer flu vaccine now, and continue as long as flu viruses are circulating.
  • Back To School (August 2015)
    It is back to school season, a great time to make sure patients know the value of being up-to-date on immunizations.
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Edition (June 2015)
    Information and references for the latest HPV recommendations adopted in March 2015.
  • Measles Edition (April 2015)
    Recommendations of how to administer, handle, and store the measles vaccine.
  • Measles Update (April 2015)
    An overview of the measles outbreak in the United States and the importance of the measles vaccine.
  • Flu and Pneumococcal Disease Edition (December 2014)
    A review of the 2014 recommendations for administering flu and pneumococcal vaccines.
  • Storage and Handling Edition (October 2014)
    A summary of the proper way to handle and store vaccines.