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Issue Number 10                                   June 9, 1998

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

1. Link up to our newest translations!
2. Free posters to help you get adolescents vaccinated against hep B!
3. Summer price reduction! A fabulous video and "how-to" manual to help you start a program  to get Asian kids vaccinated against hepatitis B!
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June 9, 1998
LINK UP TO OUR NEWEST TRANSLATIONS!

The Coalition now has the following items available in languages in addition to English. Click on these resources below and you will get the "web version" (text format) or the "PDF version" (camera-ready format) and you can start using them today!   Everything that the Coalition publishes is copyright free and reviewed for technical accuracy by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click away!

"When Do Children and Teens Need Shots?" - a visual picture of the shot schedule. Now available in Spanish. NOTE: We revised the English version so if you're using a copy dated earlier than April 98, you'll want to download this new version!
  Eng. Web version: http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/n17/when1.htm
  Eng. PDF version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/when1.pdf
 

"After the Shots...What to Do If Your Child Has Discomfort" - this very simple instruction sheet to give to parents after their children have received vaccinations is now available in all these languages!  We've had English and Spanish for over a year, but the rest are NEW!  Thanks to Contra Costa County, California for the new translations!
  Eng. Web version: http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/n17/p4015.htm
  Eng. PDF version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4015.pdf
  Span. Web version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4015-01.htm
  Span. PDF version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4015-01.pdf
  Cambodian version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015ca.pdf
  Laotian version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015la.pdf
  Hmong version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015hm.pdf
  Vietnamese version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015vn.pdf
  Tagalog version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015ta.pdf
  Russian version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015ru.pdf
  Chinese version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015ch.pdf
  Korean version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015ko.pdf
  Farsi version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015fa.pdf

"Questions frequently asked about hepatitis B" - four pages of commonly asked questions. It's been one of our most popular print items in English, and now it's available in Spanish! Thanks to Rhode Island Department of Health for this translation!
  Eng. Web version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4090.htm
  Eng. PDF version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4090.pdf
  Span. Web version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4090-01q.htm
  Span. PDF version: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4090-01q.pdf

Have you translated any of the Immunization Action Coalition's publications into other languages? If so, we'd love to hear about it. Please notify Linda Boerger-Johnson, the Coalition's office manager, at linda@immunize.org or click here: mailto:linda@immunize.org, or give us a call at 612-647-9009. We appreciate the support of the State of California Immunization Branch; New York State Department of Health; Departamento de Salud, Gobierno de Puerto Rico; Rhode Island Department of Health; and West Side Community Health Services, St. Paul, MN, for recent translations of our print materials!
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June 9, 1998
FREE POSTERS TO HELP YOU GET ADOLESCENTS VACCINATED AGAINST HEPATITIS B!

The Coalition has all the posters you need for your school-based hepatitis B adolescent vaccination project or for posting in your clinic waiting room or exam rooms. The poster is a color photograph of three adolescents (they appear to be 11 or 12 years old) who have rolled up their sleeves for their hepatitis B shots! Very  positive looking poster AND the posters are free on a first-come first-serve basis while supply lasts. Don't wait! E-mail your request with your name, complete mailing address, and the number of posters you want (up to 20) to linda@immunize.org by clicking here: mailto:linda@immunize.org. We'll mail them out to you!
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June 9, 1998
SUMMER PRICE REDUCTION! A FABULOUS VIDEO AND "HOW-TO" MANUAL TO HELP YOU START A PROGRAM TO GET ASIAN KIDS VACCINATED AGAINST HEPATITIS B!

Through this e-mail service we are offering a price reduction (while supplies last) for the H.A.P.I. KIDS program, a resource manual and video kit that can help you develop a program to make sure Asian/Pacific Islander American children get caught up on their hepatitis B  vaccinations in your community. We will send you "Work Together and Catch-Up the Children" for a cost of $5 (formerly $15). To order your copy, send a check for $5, referencing this offer, to the Immunization Action Coalition, 1573 Selby Avenue, Suite 234, St. Paul, MN 55104. For those who must use a purchase order, you may fax your request with complete name and address information to 612-647-9131, or e-mail the purchase order number and information to linda@immunize.org or click here mailto:linda@immunize.org. If you have questions, call 612-647-9009.

 

Immunization Action Coalition1573 Selby AvenueSt. Paul MN 55104
E-mail: admin@immunize.org Web: http://www.immunize.org/
Tel: 612-647-9009Fax: 612-647-9131

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