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What Others Say about IAC

Unsolicited comments from the immunization community

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What others say about IAC Express
"I refer to [IAC publications] frequently to stay up to date on immunization information."
P.K., MO, September 18, 2014
"Thanks for all your wonderful work at IAC."
J.R., president-elect, American Travel Health Nurses Association, September 8, 2014
"IAC is one of the first places I go to for information. I appreciate the support for those of us out in the field."
K.W., regional adolescent adult immunization coordinator, Texas Department of State Health Services, Midland, TX, September 3, 2014
"Long-time subscriber, lots of great info."
D.M., MD, My Doctor LLC, Cincinnati, OH, August 14, 2014
"I lead the vaccination project for the country's largest dialysis provider and you can imagine that the treatment location people are champing at the bit to get going. Not only do I subscribe to IAC Express, I hang on every word printed in it."
S.R., director, Clinical Evidence & Strategy, DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc., Eatontown, NJ, August 8, 2014
"You all are wonderful, and I rely on you daily! Thanks for all that you do!"
B.S., RN, St. Mary's County Health Department, Leonardtown, MD, August 3, 2014
"IAC Express often has Q and A that are very helpful in our Iz clinic. Providing Iz's sometimes can be challenging when these types of questions arise."
C.L., RN, BSN, PHN, Health and Human Services, Redding, CA, July 11, 2014
"Thanks so much! We know this is the best advertising we can get!"
L.O., PharmD, MPH, associate professor of pharmacy practice, Creighton University School of Pharmacy, Omaha, NE, April 21, 2044
"Thank you for the article on our Shots Immunizations app you placed in today's IAC Express. I am certain that we will, as always, see an increase in visitors and downloads of our apps following this announcement. We appreciate the support the Immunization Action Coalition has provided over the years."
J.T., project coordinator, STFM's Group on Immunization Education, April 8, 2014
"Immunize.org is awesome and very friendly to say the least. We think your web page is so easy and friendly that is where we go automatically. Even the IAC Express you send out on a regular basis is easy, the outline and then the content, not to mention the right side if we want more stuff."
L.K., LPN, Johnson County Public Health, Iowa City, IA, February 10, 2014
"Previously spent 10 years as public health nurse. These publications were very valuable during my time in that field and will continue to be a great resource in this job setting."
A.J., BSN, correctional health, NY, January 17, 2014
"Hey all you wonderful folks at the IAC, thanks a million for all you do."
M.S., MPH, manager, Idaho Immunization Program, December 24, 2013
"Keeps me updated on vaccines and immunizations. I often do work related to infectious diseases, vaccine development, etc."
G.H., MSPH, senior analyst, US GAO, Health Care Team, Washington DC, November 19, 2013
"Thanks for [publishing] our announcement in the IAC Express! It's a wonderful resource and a great way to stay connected on immunization news."
L.N., The Immunization Partnership, TX, October 17, 2013
"We administer many vaccines and I had been receiving IAC Express but our email address has been updated. It is very helpful in assessing immunization needs. Thank you."
D.W., AAS Nursing & BHS Health Administration, Student Health Care Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, September 18, 2013
"I do subscribe to the IAC Express and find it so helpful in staying current with your resources. I also visit the website frequently but it is helpful to know about the section to check for new and revised items, so thank you!"
E.E.J., RN, PHN, immunization program coordinator, Butte County Public Health Department, Oroville, CA, September 3, 2013
"Terrific--thanks so much. I do subscribe to the newsletter which is an invaluable resource. I recommend it to all our staff."
S.F., RN, BS, QA project nurse, HIPAA privacy officer, University of Rochester Primary Care Network, September 3, 2013
"I just recently signed up for your enews and find it very informative. Thanks for the great job you do."
R.B., RN, community health nurse, Immunize Nevada, Reno, NV, August 28, 2013
"Thank you so much for the quick response! I subscribe to the IAC Express, and look forward to receiving it."
E.D., Camacho Pharmacy, Elizabeth, NJ, August 13, 2013
"I just wanted to say that I love your newsletter, I just finished reading this week's and have printed the revised Q&A section on varicella to share with the pediatrician I work for. Thank you and keep up the great work!"
W.S., RN, August 6, 2013
"First, thanks for the terrific work of the Immunization Action Coalition, including your highly informative newsletters."
S.M., MD, FAAP, medical director, Foster Care Program, CARES Institute, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ, July 24, 2013
"I am a subscriber of IAC Express and first of all, I would like to send to you my congratulations for the excellent publication."
M.B., MD, Prophylaxis Vaccination Clinic, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 11, 2013
"Recently started at private physician's office, but have been in immunizations many years and benefit from the info provided in these publications--very informative."
S.B., RN, Atchison, KS, July 4, 2013
"I do get the IAC Express and love it!"
W.S., RN, July 1, 2013
"Thank you so much for the good work you do to support us!"
D.A., BSN, RN, director of nursing, Purchase District Health Department, Paducah, KY, June 11, 2013
"Thirty-five years ago I was a PHN and had the pleasure of working with Dr. Deborah Wexler. Has been fun for me to watch how her endeavor with immunization has eveolved. The IAC is a wonderful service for families and clinicians. Thanks to you all."
A.H., RN, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, June 5, 2013
"IAC publications help keep me informed re relevant changes and advances with immunizations."
S.M., BSN, MN, immunization coordinator, Salt Lake County Health Department, Salt Lake City, UT, May 23, 2013
"I work in the immunization department at Purdue University and these publications help me stay current."
K.H., RN, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, May 16, 2013
"These publications keep me abreast of all changes and recommendations."
Y.N., LVN, UHS-SA, Refugee Clinic, San Antonio, TX, May 16, 2013
"I am a regular reader and admirer of IAC."
Dr. S.G., Solapur, India, April 11, 2013
"I really enjoy your newsletters and get useful information from them all."
W.S., RN, March 6, 2013
"The updates are great and keep me informed."
M.Y., MD, director, UL Lafayette Student Health Services, Lafayette, LA, March 5, 2013
"Thank you for all your good information....Thanks again for your work."
C.B., February 19, 2013
"I refer to Needle Tips often and I like getting emails about VIS updates."
P.F., MD, Provider Quality Assurance, Nevada State Immunization Program, Carson City, NV, January 15, 2013
"Your newsletters are very beneficial to ensuring quality/safe patient care."
D.M., RN, MSN, CAPT NC USN, U.S. Navy, January 9, 2013
"I teach immunization information for pharmacists, pharmacy students, and other health professionals. IAC Express has been most helpful and I would like to add the other two online publications."
M.D., BSPharm, MBA, assistant dean for external programs, clinical associate professor, UNM College of Pharmacy, Albuquerque, NM, January 3, 2013
"Immunize.org Staff, I have admired and supported your work for years..."
C.C., RN, MS, CIC, FSHEA, director, infection prevention and control, Main Line Health System, Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA, November 8, 2012
"Thank you for all the good works."
B.G., MD, Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, Whittier, CA, October 25, 2012
"The IAC is one of the best resources I have."
S.A., Arkansas Physician Management, October 11, 2012
"Very informative, updates help to keep my staff on track with new issues, recommendations, etc. - in one easy step!"
E.G., RN, BSN, Centennial Valley Pediatrics, Louisville, CO, September 5, 2012
"These updates in immunization are helping us very much, because in our line of work, we have to do vaccines, and to advise our patients about them every day. So, thank you very much for the feedback."
C.B., MD, Post Medical Advisor, Bucharest U.S. Embassy, Bucharest, Romania, August 30, 2012
"We reviewed at meetings and individually with all staff. They were an amazing resource."
S.F., Director of Nursing, Stickney Public Health District, Burbank, IL, August 24, 2012
"Our clinic consists of OB/GYN residents and attendings. This is a great way to keep up with the requirements for immunization in the adolescent and adult population."
B.B., MD, Medical Director of OB/GYN Clinic, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, August 16, 2012
"IAC does a great job!"
S.S., Saylorsburg, PA, July 8, 2012
We use the IAC website frequently and enjoy the newsletter. Thank you again!"
C.B., PHN, Jefferson County Public Health, Port Townsend, WA, July 2, 2012
"Thank you all for always being there for us vaccinators and educators!! Have a safe and enjoyable holiday!! You are all the BOMB!! (Thought that was an appropriate analogy for the 4th of July) BIG RESPECT!!"
R.A., Education Division, MILVAX, Office of the Surgeon General, Falls Church, VA, July 3, 2012
"[Your resources have] wonderful up-to-date information about topics relevant to my practice."
K.C., NP, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Allergy Division, Brookline, MA, June 12, 2012
"Our 7 parish health units are VFC providers. We give immunizations daily. Your tools keep us informed, knowledgeable, and abreast of vaccines and immunizations practices."
B.H., RN, DHH/ Office of Public Health, Lafayette, LA, June 7, 2012
"Kudos and much thanks for the service Dr. Atkinson and the team have provided over the years. Certainly, one of the most valuable sources I use."
D.M., MD, College of Community Health Sciences, University of Alabama, May 11, 2012
"Thank you for your great resources."
N.H., manager of programs, National Education Health Information Network, Washington DC, April 24, 2012
"We are all immunizing pharmacists here and I believe your publications are very informational and will help to keep our staff informed on all of the issues."
M.C., PharmD, Walgreens, Lincoln, NE, April 21, 2012
"I want to thank you so much for IAC. As someone said today, IAC is like the bible of immunizations. I know I used all your resources on a daily basis, and used IAC as my #1 resource to all my colleagues, when I was working as immunization coordinator for Kipsap County in Washington State."
J.K., April 4, 2102
"I appreciate being kept up to date and well informed by the summaries provided in IAC Express and the ability to then review in-depth information from the listed references."
H.B.O., BSN,RN, travel health consultant, Passport Health, Potomac, MD, February 27, 2012"
"Thank you!! for the new format for Ask the Experts. It is so easy to read and go directly to the question and its answer. Great job!"
M.H., MD, February 16, 2012
"I do subscribe to IAC Express. It is a wonderful resource."
F.R., RN, S.C. Johnson Occupational Health Services, Racine Campus, WI, January 31, 2012
"Love the new look to the newsletter. Nice!"
L.B., Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Foundation, St. Louis Park, MN, January 24, 2012
"We did notice the change in the IAC Express newsletter. We also wanted to pass our congratulations on to you for a job always very well done, on both the quality of your messaging and the new visual chart for IAC Express. Your work is immensely important to help protect people against severe infectious diseases and CSL applauds your dedication and professionalism."
M.M., PharmD, Senior Director and Health, Worldwide Commercial Operations, Influenza, CSL Biotherapies, King of Prussia, PA, January 12, 2012
"We do subscribe to IAC Express--it's a GREAT tool! I especially like Ask the Experts, I have saved the issue you mentioned."
B.K., Madison County, OH, January 12, 2012
"I receive your weekly updates and am constantly trying to improve our patient vaccination percentage as well as maintain the most up-to-date practices. I find your weekly updates and Ask the Experts portion very helpful."
E.C., Assemblies of God World Missions, January 11, 2012
"I love your new format! Great job!"
L.D., Regional Field Manager--South Florida, Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, FL, December 28, 2011
"Just wanted to let you know that I like the new look. I am glad you continued the video--I usually watch them."
J.E. RN, South Dakota Department of Health, December 28, 2011
"I love the new look of your newsletter!"
K.C., MedImmune, San Francisco, CA, December 28, 2011
"A wonderful new format for IAC Express!!! (a big improvement!) And... Happy New Year!"
K.G., MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Office of Foods, Office of the Commissioner, FDA, December 28, 2011
"I think the new look is great. Congrats."
N.S., WHO, December 28, 2011
"I love your new newsletter look!"
T.B., December 27, 2011
"I wanted to say thank you for the valuable information you have provided me as I tried to comprehend the vaccine world. I will recommend your newsletter to my successor when he/she is hired."
N.R., RN, BScN, Vaccine Preventable Disease Program, City of Hamilton Public Health Services, Hamilton, ON, Canada, December 6, 2011
"I use the IAC Express often to update myself and my CAP team regarding the immunization information. Influenza and Pneumococcal vaccinations are now being removed from our Core criteria for the Pneumonia Core Measure. Therefore, we are going to continue to monitor by adding it to all Cores since so much work and monitoring has been put into this effort. Your ongoing, updated information and updated VIS's has been immeasureable! Yes, dedicated and knowledgeable healthcare professionals are essential in proper vaccine delivery. You all help that be possible. Thank you and please wish your dedicated team of 17 a wonderful holiday season!"
D.C., RN, quality specialist, Maui Memorial Medical Center, Wailuku, HI, December 14, 2011
"Been a long-time subscriber and reader--you are a great resource."
D.M., MD, My Doctor, LLC, Cincinnati, OH, November 16, 2011
"Thank you to IAC for all of the terrific work you do and resources you provide."
D.S., Education & Training Manager, Alaska Immunization Program, Anchorage, AK, September 27, 2011
"I appreciate all the work you all do in providing these important resources."
A.M., LVN, AAHA, Metro Health-Immunization Outreach & Education Program, San Antonio, TX, September 27, 2011
"We encourage them [healthcare providers] to subscribe to IAC Express. I tell providers the road to becoming an immunization expert is subscribing to IAC Express so they can stay up-to-date on the latest with vaccine preventable diseases and immunizations."
L.S., RN, Immunization Program Coordinator, Washoe County Health District, Reno, NV, August 18, 2011
"We greatly value and appreciate your organization and all you do."
P.T., RN, BSN, Community Immunization Services, Riviera Beach, FL, August 2, 2011
"I am most familiar with the reference [IAC Express] as I am responsible for sharing information to many members of our county coalition from this weekly newsletter."
J.A.C., MD, Broward Health, FL, August 1, 2011
"THANKS for all the great work and resources that IAC provides!"
D.S., Coordinator, Vaccinate Alaska Coalition, Anchorage, AK, July 12, 2011
"This is an invaluable tool that comes via email."
C.B., RN, Middletown, MD, June 20, 2011
"As a family physician, I appreciate the updates and other information with which the IAC keeps so current."
T.H., MD, Hales Corners, WI, June 1, 2011
"I have been receiving IAC Express for some time and have found it to be a valuable resource for up-to-date on information that is critical for my position."
P.G., BSN, Director, Infection Control, Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital, Siloam Springs, AR, May 27, 2011
"Just want to let you know I do appreciate receiving the IAC Express. Very useful and important information. Thanks."
H.M., German Centre for Extended Care, West Roxbury, MA, May 24, 2011
"I am the Immunization Coordinator in my office and I like the updated information provided with these newsletters."
C.M., Monongalia County Health Department, Morgantown, WV, May 24, 2011
"I just wanted to say thanks for all you have done to get the IAC Express delivered to my school email. I am retiring and will be unsubscribing. I have really appreciated the timely information you have provided."
L.A., RN, BSN, NCSN, Ft. Riley and Morris Hill Elementary Schools, KS, May 17, 2011
"...I cannot express enough on how much I appreciate the Immunization Action Coalition and all the outstanding work you do. Every time I'm on your website or get the IAC Express I leave a little smarter than I was, so the term 'Knowledgeable Ones' is fitting and well deserved. I know Ask the Experts is fitting for both Dr. Atkinson and Dr. Kroger who are always on point and always share their infinite wisdom, but all you there on your team deserve kudos for your hard work!! So once again thank you for sharing your wisdom with me."
R.A., Health Systems Specialist, Clinical Education & Training Division, MILVAX, Office of the Surgeon General, April 13, 2011
"Yes, I do subscribe to IAC Express and love it!"
L.M., Ashland County-City Health Department, Ashland, OH, April 20, 2011
"I enjoy getting the email for IAC Express, and find the information to be timely and useful."
B.V., Wisconsin Department of Health Services, April 19, 2011
"We use nearly every issue to educate staff and patients."
M.S., office manager, pediatric clinic, Oskaloosa, IA, April 12, 2011
"...You give those of us in the field valuable information that we don't have time to ferret out of the literature on our own. Thank you for all you do. I did want you to know that I appreciate all you do."
J.B., RN, Clinical/Quality Compliance Coordinator, WDH-CPHD, Sheridan, WY, April 1, 2011
"We appreciate the excellent content of IAC Express and frequently use it to update our staff about immunization issues."
N.K., RN, PHN, Director of Nursing Services, Mason County Health Department, Havana IL, March 17, 2011
"Have loved getting your newsletter over the years--succinct and info all in one place. We use your website in the office all the time!"
D.M., MD, MBA, FACP, Cincinnati, OH, February 7, 2011
"I've had them [IAC publications] forwarded to me for years [now subscribing]. The information helps me keep up-to-date which is particularly important in conjunction with my weekly Vaccine for Children Program site visits in medical clinics."
S.T., Administration Specialist III, VFC Program, Public Health - Seattle & King County, Seattle, WA, February 3, 2011
"Thank you for being a superb resource."
P.M., RN, LSW, MBA, CIC, Pharmacology Nurse Coordinator, Anesthesiology Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, December 7, 2010
"These updates are filled with information to keep immunization staff up to date on all the issues."
D.Q., North Dakota Health Department, November 29, 2010
"I use and recommend your website with my managers and nursing staff. The updates to my email will be helpful and I will share info with my staff often and incorporate into monthly meetings and trainings."
M.N., RN, Director of Primary Care, Medical Associates Clinic, Dubuque, IA, October 21, 2010
"I wanted to thank you for all the hard work and the great job you do in promoting immunizations and keeping healthcare professionals informed. Your organization is an invaluable resource for me... Thank you again for all your efforts--they are greatly appreciated."
J.M., RN, BSN, Primary Care Partners, Grand Junction, CO, September 2, 2010
"Thank you. I just read the latest FAQ's Ask the Experts [in IAC Express] which were also very helpful."
B.W, August 17, 2010
"I've been a subscriber to IAC Express for a while and having forwarded so many articles to my colleagues, finally suggested STRONGLY that they each sign up for it! Thanks for the great resources!"
L.L., City of Clifton Health Department, NJ, August 13, 2010
"Please let your staff know that their work is so helpful in so many ways. The busy pediatrician offices that I visit here in Central Florida really benefit from having good, easily digestible and pointed information that the Immunization Action provides. In addition to sharing the IAC Express by email, I provide photocopies of Needle Tips to the offices when I make either audit or educational visits. I encourage the doctor or lead nurse to make them available in the lunch room or other location where staff might find that they have just a few moments of free time. There is a distinct advantage in being able to provide information that is not branded as being sourced from the vaccine industry or government programs. It seems that people are more willing to accept and believe information that comes from what they consider to be an unbiased source. So, keep up the good work and remember that you are all very close partners with parents and pediatricians here in Florida even though we are separated by hundreds of miles."
L.D., Bureau of Immunization, Bartow, FL, August 10, 2010
"I love IAC Express and regularly forward it to the 5 county health departments and 100+ private providers I serve. Please keep up the great job, it is so important for all of us."
L.D., Bureau of Immunization, Bartow, FL, August 10, 2010
"I have always enjoyed reading the articles. You come out with new info before anyone else picks it up."
K.B., DO, Parkville, MO, July 8, 2010
"I do really appreciate the work you put into the newsletter. It is one of the most prompt and relevant resources I subscribe to."
M.H., Vaccine Specialist, sanofi pasteur, June 29, 2010
"Thanks for the excellent work that IAC does. Your team does a fantastic job of promoting immunization!"
R.F., Michigan Department of Community Health Immunization Program, June 10, 2010
"Thank you for this great service."
M.G., May 22, 2010
"I receive the weekly IAC Express. It's my best source for immunization news!"
J.J., Nursing Sr. Project Coordinator, HPMG Centralized Care, Health Partners, MN, March 5, 2010
"I so like to read IAC Express. Thank you for providing such a valuable service."
J.M., RN, Immunization Coordinator, Public Health Idaho North Central District, March 4, 2010
"Thank you for the availability of several Indonesian translations of VISs in the latest edition of IAC Express. It means and helps so much for us to disseminate vaccine information to everyone who wishes to look for VISs in Bahasa Indonesian."
J.S., MD, MScPH, PhD, GAVI Indonesian Secretariat, MOH, Jakarta, Indonesia, February 1, 2010
"I thank you for all the excellent info you and your organization pass on to me in the form of IAC Express. I sing your praises to everyone. Your print materials are so helpful, also. That's why your office is the first place I called to find a resource of this kind."
J.H., RN, Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department, OH, December 9, 2009
"I just want to let you know how much I appreciate your website and newsletter; they are the best resources for me to use when dealing with immunizations and parent questions."
K.C., RN, CYS Services Nurse, Fort Drum, NY, November 30, 2009
"I read the emails faithfully and download often--priceless."
N.L., NP, November 22, 2009
"...It can be a challenge working in a country without the same regulations, procedures, and standards as the U.S. Having IAC as a support system and credible resource is invaluable. The group of doctors we work with are very dedicated and have formed a working group to review their protocols. They will use IAC as their reference point. I subscribe to IAC Express and the information has helped me on a weekly, if not daily basis. I am a school nurse with 1,000 students from over 60 countries. You can imagine what their vaccine records look like. Many are in different or multiple languages and most do not follow the CDC guidelines. Again, thank you for your help, it is so appreciated!"
L.S., RN, NCSN, Health Care Coordinator, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 10, 2009
"One of my responsibilities is to update the medical providers. IAC has always been a valuable tool for me to complete this task."
L.M., RN, Family & Prenatal Care Coordinator, Healthlinc, Inc, Valparaiso, IN, November 11, 2009
"Thank you for the continued wonderful work you do, it is greatly appreciated during this craziest of all influenza seasons."
E.L., Sr. Analyst Programmer, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, November 5, 2009
"Thank you for the timely and useful information you provide."
D.L., MD, Pinehurst, NC, November 3, 2009
"I don't want to miss anything for my patients, notably now that we expect an H1N1 outbreak. I really enjoy reading your emails. Thanks again."
A.M., RN, U.S. Embassy, Paris, September 1, 2009
"Re: IAC Express #818 "Ask the Experts" Thank you so much for this information. It is just excellent. I read every IAC publication that I receive. It is the best."
F.H., RN, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, OH, August 31, 2009
"Your publication is essential to my practice!"
K.L., BSN, RN, Flagstaff, AZ, August 21, 2009
"Just had to let you know that this issue [IAC Express #803] is one of the best ever. I always enjoy IACX, and this one is especially full of information that I can use. Thanks!"
G.S., Morris Hospital, Morris, IL, July 28, 2009
"Thank you so much for this info. We receive a lot of paper info and I never have much time to read it but I always read this email because we turn on our computers every day and it's right there so handy. Thank you again."
F.H., Stevens County Health Department, MN, June 5, 2009
"What a timely article for our staff and providers! [IAC Express #800: Ask the Experts] We have received many calls within the past few days related to just these types of issues. It couldn't have come at a better time. THANKS!"
T.F., MPA, CDC Public Health Advisor, San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, TX, May 21, 2009
"Hello, and thank you for all the wonderful information in the IAC Express issues. Thanks for all your work to keep us on the frontlines up-to-date!"
S.Z., PHN, Alaska Itinerant Nursing Service, State of Alaska Section of Nursing, May 21, 2009
"I already subscribe to IAC Express to keep updated on latest immunization news, in order to keep my nursing staff aware of vaccine changes, etc. I use Needle Tips, Vaccinate Adults, and Vaccine Women as a basis for inservices to educate our health dept. staff on vaccines, their administration, and vaccine issues."
C.W., BSN, Immunization Program Manager, Forsyth County Dept. of Public Health, Winston-Salem, NC, May 11, 2009
"Thank you for the special edition of Ask the Experts. I found it extremely informative. Part of my duties here at the FQHC is to keep the practitioners informed of the latest immunization guidelines. Presentation in this email was a wonderful way for me to gain a lot of information all in one spot. Thank you again for the great work you do."
L.M., RN, Family and Prenatal Care Coordinator, HealthLinc, Inc., Valparaiso, IN, April 7, 2009
"Thank you so much for this very informative message [ATE edition of IACX]."
F.H., Stevens County Health Department, MN, April 7, 2009
"Thank you for this wonderful subscription. I just watched the meningitis video, and sent it along to my school nurse colleagues in other schools. I work in a large pre-k school in New Jersey. This year flu shots/flu mist were required for the first time for children age 6 months to 59 months. Getting parents to comply was a major headache for me; next year I'll be sure to use your flu video in my weekly email message to parents."
S.M., RN, New Jersey, March 6, 2009
"We have 3 vaccinating pharmacists on staff, and the information in all of the publications is very helpful to us in allowing us to keep up with the most current recommendations and trends in vaccinations."
S.H., BS Pharmacy, Duran Central Pharmacy, Albuquerque, NM, February 24, 2009
"We have five physicians and one nurse practitioner. Your publications help me help them and our other employees up to date with vaccine information."
J.A., LPN, Office Manager, UHMP- Medina Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Medina, OH, February 11, 2009
"The info is so good and keeps me abreast of changes and current policy."
J.P., Malad, ID, February 10, 2009
"I already receive IAC Express and appreciate its concise information."
J.N., BS, Immunization Nurse Consultant, PA Department of Health, Wilkes Barre, PA, December 22, 2008
"[I use Needle Tips for] keeping up with the great immunization schedules, articles and appropriate printed materials. This and the IAC Express are wonderful resources."
A.S., West Bend, WI, December 18, 2008
"I subscribe to IAC Express--it really helps to answer some of those tough questions that some people ask."
D.R. PHN, Beaverhead Co. Public Health, Dillon, MT, December 18, 2008
"I find IAC Express immensely helpful and am grateful for the in- depth information available for nurses such as myself who are establishing protocols and policies for expatriates in foreign countries! Thank you!"
L.S., RN, School Nurse, Ampang Campus, Malaysia, December 16, 2008
"I cannot tell you how valuable I think your weekly newsletter IAC Express is! As a public health nurse, I provide immunization education to private providers in our county and one of the first things I do is tell them about this service."
K.P., Greene County Combined Health District, Xenia, OH, December 3, 2008
"I need to keep updated in a concise format. You do great work~ thanks."
C.G., Director of Student Health, Morningside College, Sioux City, IA, November 7, 2008
"Thank you for the shout-outs in this edition of IAC Express."
C.M., Vaccine Education Center, November 4, 2008
"I already receive IAC Express and find it very helpful in my practice as a public health nurse."
J.A., BSN, Public Health Nurse, DHD#2, Tawas City, MI, September 9, 2008
"IAC Express guarantees that I will never miss important changes in the field of Immunization."
G.A., MBA, Med, Immunization Coordinator, Ledge Light Health District, Groton, CT, September 8, 2008
"I already receive IAC Express--absolutely wonderful to keep updated--I also have seen some of the hard copy Needle Tips that I keep for reference but don't always see the publication (especially in a timely fashion)"
L.C., BSN, MSN, Director, Student Health Service, UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, September 8, 2008
"I have referenced the information from IAC Express many times as an Infection Control Manager."
C.K., RN, Infection Control Manager, Hancock Regional Hospital, Greenfield, IN, September 8, 2008
"I work in Employee Wellness and Health in my acute care facility. This information is immensely helpful! I have subscribed to IACX, but can't remember what else I have subscribed to! Thanks so much!"
P.M., RN, COHN, Employee Health Nurse, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Monterey, CA, September 8, 2008
"Wow! Excellent! Thanks so much for helping us promote the NIH conference [in IACX and HEPX]. The conference registration numbers are high (and growing) this early on and we thank you for that!"
E.S., American Institutes for Research, August 19, 2008
"Love the new 'Ask the Experts' in IAC Express. Thank you!"
B.R., RN, Employee Health/Infection Control, Lincoln Surgical Hospital, Lincoln, NE, July 23, 2008
"Thank you for providing such wonderful information in a useful format."
L.D., June 19, 2008
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P.B., JPS Health Network, Fort Worth, TX, June 18, 2008
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C.P., BSN, and M.L., BSN, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, April 16, 2007
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G.J., SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, October 5, 2005
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J.W., June 7, 2005
"As a school nurse at an elementary school, I find I am still promoting vaccinations and the consequences of childhood diseases that are preventable. IACX allows me to stay current and quickly access articles that interest me. Thank you for providing this service at no charge."
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J.M., MD, Mexico City, January 27, 2003
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S. L., New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, December 26, 2002
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C.H., RN, NCSN, Northwood Elementary School Nurses, Anchorage, AK, May 28, 2002
"I would like to thank you for the information in regards to the "60 Minutes" program airing 11/12/00... We struggle with too many "challenges" as it is and like to avoid being blind-sided when possible. Again, the information was greatly appreciated."
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