- 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.