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Issue Number 113            September 22, 1999

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

  1. The fall/winter 1999-2000 issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" is now available on the web and is in the mail
  2. What's in the latest issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!?"

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September 22, 1999
THE FALL/WINTER 1999-2000 ISSUE OF "VACCINATE ADULTS!" IS NOW AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AND IS IN THE MAIL

The fall/winter 1999 issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" is now available on the Immunization Action Coalition's website and hard copies of the 12-page publication have been mailed. "VACCINATE ADULTS!" is an immunization and hepatitis B publication for adult medicine specialists. It is an abbreviated version of "NEEDLE TIPS and the Hepatitis B Coalition News." If you receive "NEEDLE TIPS" you don't need "VACCINATE ADULTS!" because everything contained in "VACCINATE ADULTS!" is also found in "NEEDLE TIPS." 

You can download the entire issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" from the web or choose to view selected articles from the publication's table of contents below. 

To view the table of contents of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" with links to the text versions (HTML format) of individual articles, click here: http://www.immunize.org/va/va5-cov.htm

To view the table of contents of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" with links to the camera-ready versions (PDF format) of individual articles, click here: http://www.immunize.org/va/index2.htm

To download a camera-ready copy (PDF format) of the entire fall/winter 1999-2000 issue (408,135 bytes), click here: http://www.immunize.org/va/va5.pdf

WARNING: The PDF format of the entire publication is a very large file and some printers are unable to print a file of this size. For some helpful tips on downloading and printing PDF files, click here: http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/tips.htm

If you are unable to download the entire issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" or its table of contents, see the article below for links to view and/or download individual items you wish to read. 
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September 22, 1999
WHAT'S IN THE LATEST ISSUE OF "VACCINATE ADULTS!?"

The fall/winter 1999-2000 issue of "VACCINATE ADULTS!" is full of practical immunization information you can use and distribute to health professionals and patients. The list printed below summarizes the features in the latest issue.  Remember that all of the materials created and distributed by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), including "VACCINATE ADULTS!," are camera ready and copyright free. All items published in "VACCINATE ADULTS!" are reviewed for technical accuracy by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

To view and/or download any of the following items, click on the highlighted links below.

1. "Ask the Experts." CDC immunization expert William Atkinson, MD, MPH, answers immunization questions. CDC hepatitis experts Harold Margolis, MD, and Linda Moyer, RN, answer hepatitis A and B questions.

For a camera-ready copy (PDF format), click here: http://www.immunize.org/va/va5exprt.pdf (118,432 bytes)
For web text format (HTML), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va5exprt.htm#generalquestion

2. "Letters to the Editor"

For a camera-ready copy (PDF format), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va5let.pdf (56,998 bytes)
For web text format (HTML), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va5lett.htm

3. "Vaccine Highlights: Latest recommendations and schedules"

For a camera-ready copy (PDF format), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va5vac.pdf (29,263 bytes)
For web text format (HTML), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va5vac.htm

4. "Give these people influenza vaccine!" A one-page reminder for health professionals listing individuals for whom influenza vaccine is recommended. Based on the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization  Practices (ACIP) of the U.S. Public Health Service.

For a camera-ready copy (PDF format), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2013flu.pdf (40,206 bytes)
For web text format (HTML), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2013flu.htm

5. NEW! Influenza Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) from CDC. This new Influenza VIS from CDC carries the date of June 1, 1999, and is the most current version of CDC's Influenza VIS. Make sure you throw your 1998-99 version in the recycling bin and substitute this new one.

To obtain a camera-ready copy of the 6/1/99 Influenza VIS in (PDF format), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/vis/2flu.pdf (61,176 bytes)

6. Revised! "Summary of Recommendations for Adult Immunization." This table combines the recommendations for adult immunization onto one page. It now includes guidelines for the use of Lyme disease vaccine.

For a camera-ready copy (PDF format), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2011b.pdf (38,188 bytes)
For web text format (HTML), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2011b.htm

7. Two "handy" resources for practical immunization information: IAC EXPRESS and the Coalition's website at www.immunize.org For a camera-ready flyer which includes information on how to sign up for IAC EXPRESS and have vaccine information delivered directly to your e-mail box, click here: http://www.immunize.org/news.d/6025web.pdf (68,573 bytes)

For a web link to instructions on how to sign up for IAC
EXPRESS, click here: http://www.immunize.org/genr.d/ntn.htm

To visit IAC's home page, click here: http://www.immunize.org/

8. "Adult Resources." Brochures, videos, and more. A listing of the Coalition's immunization resources that you can order and distribute to health professionals and/or patients. 

For a camera-ready copy (PDF format), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va5catlg.pdf (55,600 bytes)
For the web text format (HTML), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va5catlg.htm

9. "Join the Coalition!" With a contribution of $40 or more, we'll send you a packet of all of our adult-focused printed immunization education materials and two vaccination videos ("Vaccine Administration Techniques" and "How to  Protect Your Vaccine Supply").

For a camera-ready copy (PDF format), click here: 
http://www.immunize.org/va/va5back.pdf (59,768 bytes)
For the web text version (HTML), click here:
http://www.immunize.org/va/va5back.htm

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This page was updated on September 22, 1999