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IAC Express: Issue 1257
July 27, 2016
Ask the Experts—Question of the Week: If my patient is taking Tamiflu (oseltamivir), can she receive zoster vaccine?…read more
Top Stories
CDC releases final versions of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and polio Vaccine Information Statements
Last chance to register! On July 28, Dr. William Atkinson will present "Adolescent Immunization: Where We Are Now and How We Can Do Better" webinar
IAC updates its guidebook Hepatitis B: What Hospitals Need to Do to Protect Newborns
National Immunization Awareness Month kicks off next week with a focus on adult immunization
2016 National Immunization Awareness Month communication toolkit launched this week
IAC Spotlight! IAC’s ACIP recommendations web section makes guidance available in chronological order as well as alphabetically by vaccine name
Share your personal story about immunization with federal and state legislators
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day; CDC publishes related announcement in MMWR
Free bulk quantities of pneumococcal and zoster vaccination laminated pocket guides available from IAC for distribution within your organization and at conferences
IAC Handouts
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"
Featured Resources
The American Cancer Society updates its guidelines for HPV vaccination; get continuing education credit by reading about these new guidelines
CDC offers resources to help employers increase influenza vaccination
California's EZIZ program posts new meningococcal vaccine timing graphic
Download Dr. Gary Marshall's The Vaccine Handbook: A Practical Guide for Clinicians (“The Purple Book") as a new app for iOS devices or purchase as a print book
Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated versions of the 2016 U.S. child/teen immunization schedule and the 2016 U.S. adult immunization schedule—order a supply for your healthcare setting today!
Education and Training
Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics continues through September 21; register now
Conferences and Meetings
Presentation slides from June ACIP meeting are now available; next meeting scheduled for October 19–20
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