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Issue 1,580: July 28, 2021
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IAC summarizes July 22 ACIP meeting on COVID-19 vaccine: recommendations re-affirmed after Guillain-Barré syndrome safety review, additional doses for the immunocompromised discussed
July 28: Today is World Hepatitis Day!
August is National Immunization Awareness Month; promote vaccination with helpful resources
Many children are behind on their vaccinations due to the pandemic; communicate the importance of getting back on track with these toolkits and resources
American Hospital Association releases policy statement supporting mandatory COVID-19 vaccination of healthcare personnel
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Foundation updates its "Vaccine Education from Training to Practice" program
IAC Spotlight! Review of resources at immunize.org grouped by age cohorts
Journalists interview IAC experts
Vaccines in the news
Featured Resources
FDA offers COVID-19 informational web page in English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese
AIM and NPHIC develop "Immunization Communication Resource Portal" featuring talking points, messages, and materials to support your communication efforts
AAP offers free web course, "HPV Vaccine: When, Why, and How," to motivate healthcare personnel to protect patients against HPV diseases; CME available
IAC's elegantly designed "Vaccines Save Lives" black enamel pins show how much you value vaccinations
Spread the word! IAC offers FREE "I Got My COVID-19 Vaccine" buttons and stickers to those promoting vaccination in hesitant communities! Available in English and Spanish.
Encourage friends to get vaccinated by adding IAC's "I Got My COVID-19 Vaccine" Facebook profile photo frame! Available in English and Spanish.
Notable Publications
"SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Public School District Employees following a District-Wide Vaccination Program—Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, March 21, 2021–April 23, 2021" published in MMWR Early Release
"Harnessing Electronic Clinical Data to Report Adult and Prenatal Immunization Quality Measures" published in JAMIA
"Carrying Equity in COVID-19 Vaccination Forward: Guidance Informed by Communities of Color" published by JHU Center for Health Security
"Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccines against the B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant" published in NEJM
Upcoming Events
Hybrid: AIRA 2021 National Meeting to be held in person and virtually on August 3–5 in Portland
Virtual: Immunize Oregon hosts "Northwest Immunization Conference" on August 16–20
Virtual: AAP hosts "2021 AAP Pediatric Infectious Diseases Virtual Course: A Comprehensive Review for Primary and Subspecialty Practitioners," September 11–12; CME available
Immunization PSAs from the Archive
In this boisterous 1999 PSA from Arkansas Department of Health, we are reminded young kids need routine vaccinations at regular intervals
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