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Issue Number 244            May 10, 2001

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

  1. The Spring 2001 issue of VACCINATE ADULTS! is now available!
  2. Here's what's in the latest issue of VACCINATE ADULTS!

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May 10, 2001
THE SPRING 2001 ISSUE OF "VACCINATE ADULTS!" IS NOW AVAILABLE 

The entire Spring 2001 issue of VACCINATE ADULTS! is now available on the website of the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC). Hard copies are in the mail.

You can download the entire issue from the Web or choose to view selected articles from the publication's table of contents below. There are two ways to download VACCINATE ADULTS! and its featured articles.

To view a table of contents with links to both the camera-ready (PDF format) and text (HTML) versions of individual articles, go to: http://www.immunize.org/va/

To download a camera-ready copy (PDF format) of the entire Spring/Summer 2000 issue, go to: http://www.immunize.org/va/va7.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, go to: http://www.immunize.org/nslt.d/tips.htm
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May 10, 2001
HERE'S WHAT'S IN THE LATEST ISSUE OF "VACCINATE ADULTS!"

The Spring 2001 issue of VACCINATE ADULTS! is packed full of new and practical immunization information you can use and distribute to health professionals and patients.

All items published in VACCINATE ADULTS! are reviewed for technical accuracy by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with the exception of opinion pieces written by non-CDC authors.

Remember, all materials created by IAC are camera-ready and copyright-free unless otherwise noted.

To view and/or download any of the following items, visit the links below:

  1. "Ask the Experts." CDC immunization expert William Atkinson, MD, MPH, answers general immunization questions. CDC hepatitis experts Harold Margolis, MD, and Linda Moyer, RN, answer questions about hepatitis A and B.
       
    For a camera-ready version (PDF format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/va/va7exprt.pdf
    For a text version (HTML format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/va/va7exprt.htm
       
  2. "Vaccine Highlights." Check out the latest recommendations and schedules, as well as important vaccine news. 
           
    For a camera-ready version (PDF format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/va/va7vac.pdf
    For a text version (HTML format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/va/va7vac.htm
       
  3. "What's Your State Doing?" A one-page table listing current state-by-state mandates for influenza and pneumococcal vaccination in long-term care facilities and explicit authorization for pharmacists to vaccinate.
        
    For a camera-ready version (PDF format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/va/va7vac.pdf
    For a text version (HTML format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/va/va7state.htm
            
  4. "Are You at Risk for Hepatitis A?" A one-page screening questionnaire your patients can fill out.
        
    For a camera-ready version (PDF format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2190hepa.pdf
    For a text version (HTML format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2190hepa.htm
         
  5. "Are You at Risk for Hepatitis B?" A one-page screening questionnaire your patients can fill out.
       
    For a camera-ready version (PDF format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2191hepb.pdf
    For a text version (HTML format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2191hepb.htm
           
  6. "Are You at Risk for Hepatitis C?" A one-page screening questionnaire your patients can fill out.
        
    For a camera-ready version (PDF format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2192hepc.pdf
    For a text version (HTML format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/2192hepc.htm
         
  7. Revised! "Summary of Recommendations for Adult Immunization." This table outlines the current recommendations for adult immunization on two concise pages.

    For a camera-ready version (PDF format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2011b.pdf
    For a text version (HTML format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2011b.htm
          
  8. IAC's "Adult Resources Catalog and Order Form." Immunization and hepatitis B videos, brochures, etc., for adults.

    For a camera-ready version (PDF format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/va/catalog.pdf
    For a text version (HTML format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/va/catalog.htm
         
  9. "Health Professionals Can Spread Disease. Make Sure You're Vaccinated!" IAC's executive director, Deborah Wexler, MD, discusses the importance of influenza vaccination for health professionals.

    For a camera-ready version (PDF format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/va/va7back.pdf
    For a text version (HTML format), go to:
    http://www.immunize.org/va/va7back.htm
 

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