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IAC Express: Weekly immunization news and information
Issue 1062: June 19, 2013



Now is the time to order IAC's top-quality immunization products! Get a 10 percent discount on all IAC products ordered by June 30!
Private practices, public clinics, corporations, and health departments find IAC's immunization products to be invaluable for vaccine delivery and patient education. Making purchases in June is a smart move—to coincide with getting ready for the 2013–14  influenza vaccination season. And for clinics and health departments whose fiscal year ends on June 30, it's a good time to stock up before your fiscal year-end dollars run out. If you can make major or bulk purchases, please do—and receive quantity discounts.

Shop now and save 10 percent until June 30
Get 10 percent off the price of all IAC products when you place one or more orders before the end of June. Just enter the coupon code—IACX2013—in the “Coupon Code” field of the shopping cart and click "Apply." Then click “Check Out” to complete the order. Not using the shopping cart? You can still save 10 percent. Just write IACX2013 on the IAC order form
, and fax or mail your order to us.

If you're familiar with IAC's top-quality products, you can start shopping by going to the Shop IAC web page now.

Just click on the links to any of the IAC immunization products listed below to read a complete description of a product, see an image of it, and find out how to order it. For quotes on larger quantities or customizing, call (651) 647-9009 or email admininfo@immunize.org

Printed in color, covered with a tough, washable coating, each schedule includes IAC's table of contraindications and precautions to help you determine the safety of vaccinating patients of any age.

IAC's Laminated Child and Teen Immunization SchedulesIAC's Laminated Adult Immunization Schedules
These wallet-sized, nearly indestructible personal record cards are for you to give to your patients; sold in boxes of 250.

Purchase IAC's patient record cards today! NOTE: To order sample immunization record cards, email admininfo@immunize.org.

Updated in 2010 by the California Department of Health's Immunization Branch, this DVD demonstrates recommended techniques for administering injectable, nasal, and oral vaccines to people of all ages—make sure your staff is well trained.

Purchase Immunization Techniques DVD

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We want to remind those IAC Express subscribers who might wish to support IAC's work that we are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and that contributions to IAC are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

As you know, we continually put timely, concise, and accurate information on vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases at the fingertips of the immunization community at no charge.

IAC's website, www.immunize.org, provides valuable immunization resources not available elsewhere, including the following:

Ways to Donate
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  • Donate by fax or mail by printing a contribution form and following instructions on the form.
  • Recognize someone by making an honorary or memorial gift. It is easy to do. The "Comments" section found toward the bottom of the shopping cart checkout page lists the information you need to provide about the person you are honoring.
The staff of IAC thank you for your support—financial and otherwise—over the past 15 years that we've been publishing IAC Express. All of us at IAC look forward to continuing our collaboration with you in years to come.

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About IAC Express 
We encourage you to reprint any of these Q&As in your own newsletters. Please credit the Immunization Action Coalition and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Please refer to IAC's preferred citation style.
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IAC Express is supported in part by Grant No. U38IP000589 from the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC. Its contents are solely the responsibility of IAC and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC. IAC Express is also supported by educational grants from the following companies: CSL Biotherapies; GlaxoSmithKline; MedImmune, Inc.; Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.; Novartis Vaccines; Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc.; Pfizer, Inc.; and sanofi pasteur.
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Publication Staff
Editor: Deborah L. Wexler, MD
Managing Editor: Dale Thompson, MA
Associate Editor: Teresa Anderson, DDS, MPH
Editorial Assistant: Janelle Tangonan Anderson
Issue Abbreviations
AAFP, American Academy of Family Physicians; AAP, American Academy of Pediatrics; ACIP, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; AMA, American Medical Association; CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; FDA, Food and Drug Administration; IAC, Immunization Action Coalition; MMWR, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; NCIRD, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; NIVS, National Influenza Vaccine Summit; VIS, Vaccine Information Statement; VPD, vaccine-preventable disease; WHO, World Health Organization.
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