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IAC Express: Issue 1216
November 25, 2015
Ask the Experts—Question of the Week: It has just come to my attention that the plumbers working for our plumbing contractor…read more
Top Stories
Reminder: November issues of Needle Tips and Vaccinate Adults are available online
Reminder: National Influenza Vaccination Week is scheduled for December 6–12
IAC Spotlight! Easy-to-read vaccine fact sheets are available for patients and parents
Reminder: Call-to-action letter from national organizations emphasizes the importance of second dose of MCV4 vaccine
Invite your friends to join Voices for Vaccines!
IAC Handouts
IAC updates "Pneumococcal Vaccination Recommendations for Children and Adults by Age and/or Risk Factor" and "Pneumococcal Vaccines: CDC Answers Your Questions"
IAC updates its standing orders templates for pneumococcal and zoster vaccination of adults
IAC updates its staff education materials: "Current Dates of Vaccine Information Statements" and "It's Federal Law! You must give your patients current Vaccine Information Statements"
IAC posts updated Batman and Robin poster that promotes its two main websites: immunize.org and vaccineinformation.org
Vaccine Information Statements
IAC posts Arabic translations of the 2015–16 influenza VISs
World News
CDC and WHO report on progress toward polio eradication in Pakistan in this week's MMWR and Weekly Epidemiological Report, respectively
Featured Resources
ACOG provides resources on its Immunization for Women website, including influenza season updates
Influenza is serious; many resources are available to help health care professionals in vaccinating
IAC makes available The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, a.k.a. "The Purple Book," by Dr. Gary Marshall
Nominations and Awards
Nomination period open for the Association of Immunization Manager's Bull’s-Eye Award
Education and Training
NFID to offer two webinars on influenza vaccination in December
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