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May 2016
May Is Hepatitis Awareness Month
CDC - 5/16
March 2016
HPV Gardasil-9 Vaccine Information Statement released
CDC VIS - 3/31/16
Meningococcal ACWY Vaccines (MenACWY and MPSV4) Vaccine Information Statement released
CDC VIS - 3/31/16
February 2016
2016 U.S. Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years
2016 U.S. Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older
November 2015
PCV13 Vaccine Information Statement released (dated 11/5/15)
CDC VIS - 11/5/15
Multi Pediatric Vaccines Vaccine Information Statement released (dated 11/5/15)
CDC VIS - 11/5/15
October 2015
CDC Update: Shortened Interval for Postvaccination Serologic Testing of Infants Born to Hepatitis B-Infected Mothers
MMWR - 10/9/15
August 2015
CDC releases new Vaccine Information Statement for serogroup B meningococcal vaccines (MenB)
CDC VIS - 8/14/15
Inactivated Influenza VIS, dated 8/7/2015
CDC VIS - 8/10/15
Live, Intranasal Influenza VIS, dated 8/7/2015
CDC VIS - 8/10/15
VIS in Large Print: Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV), dated 8/7/2015
CDC VIS - 8/10/15
June 2015
CDC Health Advisory: Bird Infections with Highly-Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N2), (H5N8), and (H5N1) Viruses: Recommendations for Human Health Investigations and Response
CDC HAN - 6/2/15
April 2015
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (PPSV) Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 4/24/2015)
CDC VIS - 4/27/15
CDC announces 2015 Childhood Immunization Champion Awardees
CDC NIIW - 4/17/15
Rotavirus Vaccine Information Statement Released (final dated 4/15/15) - CDC VIS
CDC VIS - 4/16/15
9vHPV (Gardasil 9) Vaccine Information Statement Released - CDC VIS
CDC VIS - 4/15/15
Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 4/2/15)
CDC VIS - 4/2/15
March 2015
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis) Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 2/24/15)
CDC VIS - 3/27/15
Td (Tetanus and Diphtheria) Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 2/24/15)
CDC VIS - 3/27/15
February 2015
ACIP Reaffirms Recommendation for Annual Influenza Vaccination; No Stated Preference for Nasal Spray Vaccine or Flu Shot Expressed
ACIP meeting - 2/26/15
2015 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule (19 years and older)
January 2015
2015 Recommended Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules (birth through 18 years and "catch up")
U.S. Multi-state Measles Outbreak, December 2014-January 2015
CDC Health Advisory - 1/23/15
Nominations open for 2015 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award; deadline is February 6
CDC - 1/21/15
CDC Health Update: Treatment of Patients with Influenza with Antiviral Medications
CDC HAN - 1/9/15
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Call this toll-free number Monday-Friday, from 8:00 am ET to 8:00 pm ET, to request information on immunization. The number is 800-232-4636 (800-CDC-INFO). This is an integrated CDC hotline service. Callers to this number are given several options, one of which is immunization. This line will accommodate English and Spanish.
CDC Information Line for the Hearing Impaired/TTY Service
This hotline provides information on vaccine safety, immunization recommendations, and many more topics. The TTY staff is trained in English, Spanish, and American Sign Language (ASL). To reach the TTY hotline, call (888) 232-6348.
International Travel Information
A toll-free information line provides recorded information on specific health topics for international travelers and for medical professionals advising travelers: (800) 232-4636. A Malaria Hotline (not toll-free) is available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am-4:30 pm: (770) 488-7788.
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Health care providers can use this email address to receive answers to their immunization-related questions directly from the center. Requests for printed materials, such as ACIP statements, can also be requested via this address: nipinfo@cdc.gov
This page was updated on May 5, 2016.
This page was reviewed on March 31, 2016.
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