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Issue Number 164            May 16, 2000

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  1. Revised educational and informational materials are ready to download from IAC's website!

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May 16, 2000
REVISED EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL MATERIALS ARE READY TO DOWNLOAD FROM IAC'S WEBSITE!

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) has updated many of its immunization and hepatitis A and B print materials for health professionals and patients. Internet links to both text versions (HTML format) and camera-ready versions (PDF format) of these materials are provided below. Simply visit the URL listed below each item for the version that you want to view or download. For "Tips on Downloading and Printing Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) Files," go to: http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/tips.htm

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

All of our materials carry publication or revision dates at the bottom. If you are using an old version of an item, be sure to discard it and use the updated version listed below. In addition to announcements such as this in "IAC EXPRESS," new and revised materials are regularly announced on the IAC home page under "What's New?" at: http://www.immunize.org/

IAC's new and revised pieces are as follows:

1. REVISED IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH! SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE
    FOR ADULT IMMUNIZATION
   Updated in a new easy-to-read format, this form will help health
   professionals evaluate which vaccines can be given at that day's visit.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) in English, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4065scr.pdf
To obtain 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

2. UPDATED! QUESTIONS PARENTS ASK ABOUT BABY SHOTS
    Rotavirus has been removed and other slight modifications have been made
    to the text of this popular piece for parents.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format), go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4025.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format), go to: http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/n18/p4025.htm

3. UPDATED! IT'S FEDERAL LAW--YOU MUST GIVE YOUR PATIENTS
   CURRENT VACCINE INFORMATION STATEMENTS (VISs)
   The list of the most current VISs and how to obtain them 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

4. REVISED! RECOMMENDED CHILD AND ADULT DOSAGES OF THE
    TWO BRANDS OF HEPATITIS A AND B VACCINES
    The 2-dose schedule for Recombivax HB for adolescents 11-15 years of
    age has been added.

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format), go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2081ab.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format), go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2081ab.htm

5. REVISED! IMMUNIZATIONS FOR BABIES
    This picture of the shot schedule has been updated to reflect changes in
     the polio vaccination schedule.

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

6. 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 changes in the polio vaccination schedule.

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

7. REVISED! GIVE THESE PEOPLE INFLUENZA VACCINE!
    This one-page checklist reminding health professionals about who should
    receive influenza vaccine has been updated to reflect the new
    recommendation to vaccinate all people 50 years of age and older. It is
    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

8. UPDATED! ASK THE EXPERTS
    This packet of answers to immunization and hepatitis A and B questions
    written by CDC experts has been updated and is current as of March 2000.

To obtain the text version (HTML format), go to:
http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2021.htm

9. UPDATED! UNPROTECTED PEOPLE: STORIES OF PEOPLE WHO DIED
    OR SUFFERED FROM VACCINE-PREVENTABLE DISEASES
    This popular compilation of personal stories and case reports includes
    eleven new stories, and is now available in three separate volumes: Volume
    I (Stories #1-10), Volume II (Stories #11-20), and Volume III (Stories
    #21-30).

To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) of Volume I, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/T2011.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format) of Volume I, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/T2011.htm
To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) of Volume II, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/T2012.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format) of Volume II, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/T2012.htm
To obtain a camera-ready copy (PDF format) of Volume III, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/T2013.pdf
To obtain the text version (HTML format) of Volume III, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/T2013.htm

 

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