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Issue Number 120            October 19, 1999

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  1. Prepare your printer! The Immunization Action Coalition's new and revised materials are ready to download!

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October 19, 1999
PREPARE YOUR PRINTER! THE IMMUNIZATION ACTION COALITION'S NEW AND REVISED MATERIALS ARE READY TO DOWNLOAD!

All of our new and revised immunization and hepatitis A and B print items for health professionals and/or patients are listed below. Visit the Internet links for each item that you want to view and/or download. To obtain documents in Portable Document File (PDF) format, you will need version 3.01 of Adobe Acrobat Reader software. However, most of the items listed below are also available in text version (HTML format). For "Tips on Downloading and Printing Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Files," go to: http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/tips.htm

Remember all of our materials are camera ready, copyright free, and all English language versions are reviewed for technical accuracy by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Download one copy and make as many copies as you need!

NOTE: All of our materials carry publication or revision dates at the bottom. If you are using an old version, make sure you discard it and use the updated version listed below. All year round, new materials and revisions are regularly  posted on our website's home page under "What's New?" at:  http://www.immunize.org/

IAC's new and revised pieces with brief descriptions are as follows:

1. REVISED! SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ADULT IMMUNIZATION
Lyme disease vaccine is the newest vaccine to be added to this two-sided reference table on appropriate use, scheduling, and contraindications of vaccines.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format), go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2011b.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format), go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2011b.htm

2. REVISED! IMMUNIZATIONS FOR BABIES
This picture of the shot schedule has been updated to reflect the new recommendations for the use of polio vaccine. Rotavirus vaccine has been removed.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format), go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4010imm.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format), go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4010.htm

3. REVISED IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH! WHEN DO CHILDREN AND  TEENS NEED VACCINATIONS?
This picture of the shot schedule for children and teens has been updated to reflect the new recommendations for polio vaccine. Rotavirus vaccine has been removed.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in English, visit:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/when1.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format) in English, visit:
http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/n17/when1.htm
To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4050-01.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4050-01.htm

4. REVISED IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH! SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE  FOR CHILD AND TEEN IMMUNIZATION
Updated in a new, easy-to-read format with added space for a parent/guardian signature, this form will help you determine which vaccines can be given at that day's clinic visit. Also updated in Spanish.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4060scr.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format) in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4060scr.htm
To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4060-01.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4060-01.htm

5. REFORMATTED! SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE FOR ADULT IMMUNIZATION
Updated in a new easy-to-read format (camera-ready version only), this form will help health professionals evaluate which vaccines can be given at that day's visit. The text of this item has not been altered from the previous version. Available in English and Spanish.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format)in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4065scr.pdf
To the text version (HTML format) in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4065scr.htm
To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4065-01.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4065-01.htm

6. REVISED! AFTER THE SHOTS...WHAT TO DO IF YOUR CHILD HAS DISCOMFORT
The information in the acetaminophen dosing schedule has been expanded and a reminder to parents has been added to encourage them to consult their pharmacist when choosing the correct dose and formula for their children.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4015.pdf

To obtain the text version (HTML format) in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/n17/p4015.htm
To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4015-01.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4015-01.htm

This item is also translated into several languages including Cambodian, Chinese, Farsi, Hmong, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. All of  these translations include an English language reference sheet which has also been revised to reflect the changes described above. To obtain camera-ready copies (PDF format) of these foreign language versions with the updated English component, go to:

In Cambodian: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015ca.pdf
In Chinese: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015ch.pdf
In Farsi: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015fa.pdf
In Hmong: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015hm.pdf
In Korean: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015ko.pdf
In Laotian: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015la.pdf
In Russian: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015ru.pdf
In Tagalog: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015ta.pdf
In Vietnamese: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/4015vn.pdf

7. NEW SPANISH TRANSLATION! ARE YOU 11-19 YEARS OLD? THEN YOU NEED TO BE VACCINATED AGAINST THESE SERIOUS DISEASES!
Now available in Spanish, this information sheet covers all vaccinations recommended for adolescents. The Spanish translation is only available in camera-ready format at this time.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4020-01.pdf
To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/11teens8.pdf

8. NEW SPANISH TRANSLATION! VACCINATION FOR ADULTS -- YOU'RE NEVER TOO OLD FOR SHOTS!
This visual table covers all adult vaccinations and is now available in Spanish.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4030-01.pdf

To obtain the text version (HTML format) in Spanish, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4030-01.htm
To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4030a.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format) in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/n18/p4030new.htm

9. NEW! GIVE THESE PEOPLE INFLUENZA VACCINE!
A one-page checklist reminding health professionals about who should receive influenza vaccine. Based on the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the U.S. Public Health Service.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format), go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2013flu.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format), go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2013flu.htm

10. REVISED! IT'S FEDERAL LAW -- YOU MUST GIVE YOUR PATIENTS CURRENT VACCINE INFORMATION STATEMENTS (VISs)
The list of the most current VISs has been updated on this information sheet.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format), go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2027law.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format), go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2027law.htm

11. NEW VIETNAMESE TRANSLATION! CHICKENPOX ISN'T JUST AN ITCHY, CONTAGIOUS RASH
This brochure promotes vaccination against varicella for persons one year of age and older. The Vietnamese translation is only available in camera-ready format.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in Vietnamese, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4070vi.pdf
To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4070chi.pdf

12. NEW VIETNAMESE TRANSLATION! HEPATITIS A IS A SERIOUS DISEASE...SHOULD YOU BE VACCINATED?
This brochure promotes vaccination of individuals two years of age and older who are at risk for hepatitis A infection. The Vietnamese translation is only available in camera-ready format.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in Vietnamese, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4080vi.pdf
To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in English, go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4080a.pdf

13. UPDATED AND GROWING! UNPROTECTED PEOPLE: STORIES OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE SUFFERED OR DIED FROM VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES
This popular compilation of personal stories and case reports includes six new stories including rabies, hepatitis B, tetanus, pneumococcal and varicella diseases (now we are 19).

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) of this entire 
series, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2057unpr.pdf

WARNING: This is a large file and some printers are unable to print a file this size. If you are having trouble printing the entire file at once, see some helpful tips on downloading and printing PDF files at: http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/tips.htm

If you are looking for smaller files to download, select the HTML version listed below. This will bring you to the "Unprotected People" table of contents page which lists each story individually at: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2057unpr.htm

14. UPDATED! NATIONAL RESOURCES FOR IMMUNIZATION AND HEPATITIS B AND A
New and revised national resources featured in the fall/winter 1999-2000 issue of NEEDLE TIPS have been added to this comprehensive national immunization resource list. Find out who to contact and how to order brochures, videos, curriculums, slide sets, poster and more!

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format), go to:
http://www.immunize.org/news.d/resourc.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format), go to:
http://www.immunize.org/news.d/resourc.htm

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