IMMUNIZATION RESOURCES FOR PROVIDERS

Every year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) updates recommendations on how to use vaccines to control diseases in the United States.

Immunization Schedules

Recommended Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule ( < 18)

Catch-Up Immunization Schedule for 4 mos - 18 yrs

Keys to Storing and Handling Your Vaccine Supply

  • A video designed to decrease vaccine storage and handling errors and preserve the nation’s vaccine supply by demonstrating to immunization providers the recommended best practices for storage and handling of vaccines. (Video is a winner of the Winter/Spring 2014 Web Health Award).

For further guidelines on vaccine storage and handling, please visit the CDC website.

Measles

Overview of Measles

  • Quick background on the measles disease, symptoms, and treatment.

Case and Outbreak Updates

  • Stay up to date on reported Measles cases. (Updated every Monday)

Measles Vaccination Recommendations

  • Review vaccine recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for Measles according to age.

Talking With Parents

  • Guidance on how to talk with parents about vaccines and giving recommendations.

Travelers Health: Yellow Book: Measles

  • Measles chapter from CDC's Health Information for International Travel 2008 (Prevention of Specific Infectious Diseases.) Describes the occurrence, risk for travelers, clinical presentation, prevention, and treatment of measles.

Frequently Asked Measles Questions

  • Prepare answers for frequently asked questions about measles and vaccines.

MMR Module (CE Opportunity)

  • This module is the seventh in a series titled Immunization: You Call the Shots and focuses on Measles, Mumps, Rubella and their related vaccines. The series is designed to provide key immunization knowledge in a very basic step-by-step manner. It presents practice-oriented content about immunization.

Infographics

  • Print free flyers and banners to be posted in your clinics for parents to read, be informed, and reminded.

Resources in Spanish

  • Find translated resources in Spanish.

Immunization Newletters

The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) has a weekly email updates, twice yearly newsletter, and social media platforms.

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Receive weekly news and information on important immunization developments from the Immunization Action Coalition.

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Every Child By Two's Daily Clips, email info@ecbt.org to sign up.

Access immunization training and resources from EZIZ California Department of Public Health.

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Access news briefs regarding immunizations from the National Network for Immunization Information.

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Learn more about Kid's Health & Wellness, Fetal Diagnosis & Treatment, Vaccine Education Center for parents, CHOP news & events, and more by signing up for the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) newsletters.

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Learn about current issues, effective communication strategies and the importance of utilizing new media technologies to convey immunization messages by registering for Virtual Immunization Communication Network's (VICNetwork) updates.

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