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Issue Number 270            September 5, 2001

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE

  1. Many IAC revisions now available on IAC's website!
  2. Nine new hepatitis prevention program descriptions added to IAC's website on preventing hepatitis A, B, and C in communities at risk

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September 5, 2001
MANY IAC REVISIONS NOW AVAILABLE ON IAC'S WEBSITE!

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) has many newly revised materials on its website. To read or download these new items, visit the links below:

  • DIRECTORY OF NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION RESOURCES (interim update). A comprehensive guide to organizations, websites, hotlines, and books that provide a wide array of immunization resources for health professionals, policymakers, and the public.

    To read, download, or submit an order for a hard copy of this important resource, go to: http://www.immunize.org/resources

    NOTE: Publication of a full revision is anticipated later this year.
        
  • "Ask the Experts." A compilation of current and past questions and answers written by CDC experts that have been previously published in NEEDLE TIPS: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2021.htm
           
  • "Community-Based Immunization Clinic Supplies Checklist." Use this checklist to help determine supplies needed to bring to an immunization clinic, such as vaccines, vaccine supplies, emergency kit, and office supplies: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p3046chk.htm
       
  • "Sample Vaccination Clinic Notification Letter." A sample letter you can use to keep the primary care provider informed about vaccinations administered in your immunization clinic: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p3060not.htm
           
  • "Are You 11 to 19 Years Old? Then You Need to Be Vaccinated!" Covers all vaccinations for teenagers: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4020.htm

Revisions are now available in the following translations:

  • "Screening Questionnaire for Child and Teen Immunization" in the Hmong language. A form for the patient's parent/guardian to fill out to help staff evaluate which vaccines can be given at that day's visit: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4060-02.htm
           
    Thanks to St. Paul-Ramsey Co. Public Health for this translation.
        
    To obtain the English-language version, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4060scr.htm
       
  • "Screening Questionnaire for Adult Immunization" in the Hmong language. A form your adult patients fill out to help you evaluate which vaccines can be given at that day's visit: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4065hm.htm
               
    Thanks to St. Paul-Ramsey Co. Public Health for this translation.

    To obtain the English-language version, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4065scr.htm
             
  • "Hepatitis B 100 Times Easier to Catch than HIV!" in the Turkish language. A brochure for men who have sex with men. Thanks to Drs. Mustafa Kozanoglu and Murat Serbest of Adana, Turkey, for their translation. For a camera-ready copy, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4115tu.pdf
       
    To obtain the English-language version, go to: http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p4115.htm
       
  • New IAC flyer announcing the availability of two important resources: "Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Slide Set and Script" and "Photo Notebook of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases." For a copy of flyer, go to: http://www.immunize.org/news.d/6025pix.pdf

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September 5, 2001
NINE NEW HEPATITIS PREVENTION PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS ADDED TO IAC'S WEBSITE ON PREVENTING HEPATITIS A, B, AND C IN COMMUNITIES AT RISK

IAC's hepatitis prevention programs website, http://www.hepprograms.org/, now features 50 innovative programs from around the nation! The most recently added programs include:

Erie County Department of Health
http://www.hepprograms.org/std/std9.asp

Hampden County Correctional and Community Health Program
http://www.hepprograms.org/juven/juven6.asp

Macon County Department of Community Health
http://www.hepprograms.org/drug/drug6.asp

Mid America Immunization Coalition
http://www.hepprograms.org/school/school1.asp

New Mexico Health Care for the Homeless
http://www.hepprograms.org/drug/drug5.asp

North Carolina Division of Public Health School-Site Hepatitis B Immunization Initiative
http://www.hepprograms.org/school/school2.asp

San Francisco Department of Public Health Hepatitis Prevention Program
http://www.hepprograms.org/adult/adult5.asp

Texas Department of Health Hepatitis A Vaccine Initiative
http://www.hepprograms.org/other/other3.asp

Virginia Department of Health
http://www.hepprograms.org/std/std8.asp

We also have added many more links to resources about viral hepatitis. For more information, visit: http://www.hepprograms.org

 

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