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August 2014
Influenza (IIV) Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 8/19/14)
CDC VIS - 8/19/14
Influenza (LAIV) Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 8/19/14)
CDC VIS - 8/19/14
July 2014
Merck discontinues production of Comvax vaccine (Hib-HepB)
CDC Current Vaccine Shortages & Delays - 7/30/14
Safe and Effective Vaccine That Prevents Cancer Continues To Be Underutilized
CDC press release - 7/24/14
June 2014
ACIP recommends a preference for using the nasal spray flu vaccine in healthy children (2–8 years)
CDC press release - 6/25/14
Adenovirus Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 6/11/14)
CDC VIS - 6/11/14
April 2014
CDC announces 2014 Childhood Immunization Champion Awardees
CDC NIIW - 4/26/14
Announcements: National Infant Immunization Week (April 26–May 3) and World Immunization Week (April 24–30)
MMWR - 4/25/14
Report Shows 20-year U.S. Immunization Program Spares Millions of Children from Diseases; Related VFC Infographic
CDC press release and infographic - 4/24/14
March 2014
Meningococcal Disease Update
CDC statement - 3/18/14
February 2014
CDC Reports Flu Hit Younger People Particularly Hard This Season
CDC press release - 2/20/14
"Dear Colleague" Letter: Give a strong recommendation for HPV vaccine to increase uptake!
AAP, AAFP, ACOG, ACP, CDC, and IAC - 2/12/14
Td (Tetanus and Diphtheria) Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 2/4/14)
CDC VIS - 2/4/14
Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 2/4/14)
CDC VIS - 2/4/14
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years — United States, 2014, - MMWR Early Release [PDF]
MMWR- 2/3/14
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older — United States, 2014 - MMWR Early Release [PDF]
MMWR - 2/3/14
January 2014
2014 Recommended U.S. Adult Immunization Schedule
CDC - 2/3/14
2014 Recommended U.S. Child & Adolescent Immunization Schedules
CDC - 1/31/14
Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Information Statement Released (dated 1/24/14)
CDC VIS - 1/24/14
Nominations Open for CDC's Childhood Immunization Champion Award
CDC NIIW - 1/17/14
Human Infection with Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus
CDC Health Advisory - 1/15/14
December 2013
Notice to Clinicians: Early Reports of pH1N1-Associated Illnesses for the 2013–14 Influenza Season – CDC Health Advisory
CDC - 12/24/13
CDC Guidance for Evaluating Health-Care Personnel for Hepatitis B Virus Protection and for Administering Postexposure Management – Recommendations and Reports
CDC - 12/20/13
New Report Highlights Benefits of Flu Vaccine
CDC press release - 12/12/13
Measles Still Threatens National Security
CDC press release - 12/5/13
November 2013
Notice to Healthcare Providers: Recognizing and Reporting Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease Associated with Outbreaks at Princeton University and the University of California at Santa Barbara
CDC Health Advisory - 11/27/13
Frequently Asked Questions about Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccines - CDC Immunization Safety Office
CDC - 11/26/13
Status of Serogroup B Meningitis Cases in the United States
CDC media briefing - 11/25/13
Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine Questions and Answers
CDC Q&As - 11/25/13
September 2013
National Immunization Survey, Vaccine for Children Program, and recent measles outbreaks in the U.S.
CDC press briefing transcript - 9/12/13
20th Anniversary of the Vaccines for Children Program
CDC News Room - 9/12/13
August 2013
Rotavirus Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) Released - CDC
CDC - 8/26/13
Dr. Anne Schuchat's "Dear Colleague" letter to healthcare professionals about the importance of annual influenza vaccination
CDC - 8/22/13
CDC Releases 2014 Edition of "Yellow Book"
CDC press release - 8/6/13
July 2013
Inactivated Influenza VIS, dated 7/26/13
CDC VIS - 7/26/13
Live, Intranasal Influenza VIS, dated 7/26/13
CDC VIS - 7/26/13
VIS in Large Print: Inactivated Influenza Vaccine, dated 7/26/13
CDC VIS - 7/26/13
HPV vaccine: Safe, effective, and grossly underutilized
CDC press release - 7/25/13
Variant Influenza Virus (H3N2v) Infections
CDC Health Advisory - 7/5/13
 
June 2013
Multistate outbreak of Hepatitis A infections associated with "Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend" frozen berry and pomegranate mix
CDC press release - 6/20/13
New Study Shows HPV Vaccine Helping Lower HPV Infection Rates in Teen Girls
CDC press release - 6/19/13
Human Infections with Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Viruses
CDC Health Update - 6/7/13
Update: Rabies Vaccine and Immune Globulin Availability
CDC - 6/6/13
 
May 2013
HPV (Gardasil) VIS
CDC VIS - 5/17/13
Guidance and Quick Reference Guide: 2013 Pentacel, Daptacel, and Pediarix Shortages
CDC - 5/16/13
Tdap VIS
CDC VIS - 5/9/13
H7N9 Influenza Causing Severe Human Illness — China
MMWR Early Release - 5/1/13
 
April 2013
Immunization Champions Announced; National Infant Immunization Week, April 20-27
CDC - 4/20/13
Human Infections with Novel Influenza A(H7N9) Viruses
CDC Health Advisory - 4/5/13
 
March 2013
PCV13 VIS (interim, dated 2/27/13) and Supplementary Information for Providers
CDC VIS - 3/1/13
 
January 2013
Notice to Clinicians: Summary of CDC Recommendations for Influenza Antiviral Medications
CDC Health Advisory - 1/15/13
 
November 2012
Updated! Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit
CDC - 11/27/12
Multi-vaccine VIS, interim dated 11/16/12
CDC VIS - 11/16/12
 
October 2012
Availability of DTaP vaccines, Pentacel and DAPTACEL (sanofi pasteur), is anticipated to be reduced through March 2013
CDC Vaccine Supply Update - 10/5/12
Interim Guidance: Vaccine Storage and Handling Guidance
CDC - 10/1/12
 
September 2012
Measles Update for Travelers
CDC outbreak notice - 9/21/12
 
August 2012
Children with Neurologic Disorders at High Risk of Death from Flu
CDC press release - 8/29/12
H3N2v Update: New Cases Reported, Limited Person-to-Person Transmission Detected
CDC - 8/24/12
CDC recommends all Americans born from 1945 through 1965 or "baby boomers" to get a one-time blood test for the hepatitis C virus (HCV)
MMWR - 8/16/12
Increase in Influenza A H3N2v Virus Infections in Three U.S. States
CDC Health Advisory - 8/3/12
 
July 2012
Inactivated Influenza VIS, dated 7/2/12
CDC VIS - 7/2/12
Live, Intranasal Influenza VIS, dated 7/2/12
CDC VIS - 7/2/12
VIS in Large Print: Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV), dated 7/2/12
CDC VIS - 7/2/12
 
June 2012
Statement regarding Office of the Inspector General Vaccines for Children report
CDC - 6/7/12
 
May 2012
Typhoid VIS
CDC VIS - 5/29/12
 
London 2012: Olympic and Paralympic Games
CDC announcement - 5/23/12
CDC Announces First Ever National Hepatitis Testing Day and Proposes that All Baby Boomers Be Tested Once for Hepatitis C
CDC press release - 5/18/12
 
April 2012
Availability of DTaP vaccines, Pentacel and DAPTACEL, is currently reduced
CDC Vaccine Supply Update - 4/25/12
 
MMR VIS, dated April 20, 2012
CDC - 4/24/12
 
In 2011, U.S. Measles Cases Hit a 15-Year High
MMWR – 4/19/12
 
Announcements: National Infant Immunization Week — April 21–28, 2012
MMWR – 4/19/12
 
February 2012
HPV (Gardasil) VIS
CDC VIS - 2/22/12
Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years - United States, 2012
MMWR - 2/10/12
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CDC Recommendations for Influenza Antiviral Medications Remain Unchanged
CDC Health Advisory - 2/9/12
Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule – United States, 2012
MMWR - 2/3/12
2012 adult immunization schedule
CDC schedules - 2/2/12
Hepatitis B VIS
CDC VIS - 2/2/12
 
2011 child and adolescent immunization schedules for persons aged 0-6 years, 7-18 years, and "catch-up schedule"
CDC schedules - 2/2/11
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January 2012
Td/Tdap VIS
CDC VIS - 1/24/12
December 2011
Influenza A H1N1 Variant Virus Detected
CDC "Have you heard" - 12/23/11
HPV Vaccine Recommendations in Males
ACIP recommendations and GRADE information - 12/23/11
Hepatitis B Vaccine Recommendations for Adults with Diabetes
ACIP recommendations and GRADE information - 12/23/11
Japanese Encephalitis VIS
CDC VIS - 12/7/11
Letter to Healthcare Providers: Influenza vaccination of pregnant women
CDC, ACOG, AAFP - 12/5/11
November 2011
Limited Human-to-Human Transmission of Novel Influenza A (H3N2) Virus
MMWR - 11/23/11
Polio VIS, dated 11/8/11 (interim)
CDC VIS - 11/9/11
October 2011
ACIP recommends all 11-12 year-old males get vaccinated against HPV
CDC press briefing transcript - 10/25/11
 
Hepatitis A VIS, dated October 25, 2011
CDC VIS - 10/25/11
 
Addition of History of Intussusception as a Contraindication for Rotavirus Vaccination
MMWR - 10/21/11
 
Meningococcal VIS, dated October 14, 2011
CDC VIS - 10/14/11
 
Vaccine Storage and Handling Guide released
CDC publication - 10/4/11
August 2011
National survey shows HPV vaccine rates trail other teen vaccines
CDC press release – 8/25/11
 
Febrile Seizures Associated with TIV & PCV13
CDC note to healthcare providers - 8/22/11
July 2011
CDC awards more than $49 million to strengthen State and local health departments
HHS press release - 8/15/11
 
Inactivated Influenza VIS, dated 7/26/11
CDC VIS - 7/26/11
Live, Intranasal Influenza VIS, dated 7/26/11
CDC VIS - 7/26/11
VIS in Large Print: Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV), dated 7/26/11
CDC VIS - 7/26/11
World Hepatitis Day--July 28, 2011
MMWR - 7/22/11
Adenovirus VIS (dated 7/14/11); for military use only
CDC VIS - 7/18/11
CDC Releases Infection Prevention Guide to Promote Safe Outpatient Care
CDC press release - 7/13/11
June 2011
U.S. measles cases linked to outbreaks abroad
CDC health advisory - 6/22/11
May 2011
CDC Reports the Highest Number of Measles Cases since 1996
CDC - 5/24/11
Vaccinations One of 10 Public Health Achievements of First Decade of 21st Century
CDC press release - 5/19/11
HPV (Cervarix) VIS, dated May 3, 2011
CDC VIS - 5/5/11
HPV (Gardasil) VIS, dated May 3, 2011
CDC VIS - 5/5/11
April 2011
Spanish-language version of child, adolescent, & catch-up immunization schedules, 6 pages
CDC schedules - 4/29/11
The 12th edition of Pink Book is now available (Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases course textbook)
CDC - 4/15/11
Yellow fever VIS, dated 3/30/11
CDC VIS - 4/5/11
New print edition of the Pink Book, Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (12th ed.) is coming in April 2011. Pre-order today.
PHF - 4/1/11
February 2011
Optimal specimen collection for PCR testing for pertussis
CDC video - 2/18/11
Best practices on the use of PCR for diagnosing pertussis
CDC health update - 2/16/11
Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years -- United States, 2011
MMWR - 2/10/11
2011 adult immunization schedule, printable versions
CDC schedules - 2/4/11
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Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule--United States, 2011
MMWR - 2/3/11
2011 child and adolescent immunization schedules for persons aged 0-6 years, 7-18 years, and "catch-up schedule"
CDC schedules - 2/1/11
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January 2011
Fluzone influenza vaccine and VAERS reports of febrile seizures in children
FDA and CDC Update - 1/20/11
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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.
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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
 
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