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Issue 1012: August 29, 2012



Please consider a contribution to support IAC's work
We want to remind those IAC Express subscribers who might wish to support IAC's work that we are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and that contributions to IAC are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

As you know, we continually put timely, concise, and accurate information on vaccines and vaccine-preventable diseases at the fingertips of the immunization community at no charge.

IAC's website,, provides valuable immunization resources not available elsewhere, including the following:
Ways to Donate
  • Donate by fax or mail by printing a contribution form and following instructions on the form
  • Recognize someone by making an honorary or memorial gift. It is easy to do. The "Comments" section found toward the bottom of the shopping cart checkout page lists the information you need to provide about the person you are honoring. (Note: It may take a few seconds for the "Comments" section to appear—please be patient!)
The staff of IAC thank you for your support—financial and otherwise—over the past 14 years that we've been publishing IAC Express. All of us at IAC look forward to continuing our collaboration with you in years to come.

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Now's a great time to order IAC's top-quality immunization products! Get  a 10 percent discount on all IAC products purchased by September 30!
Private practices, public clinics, corporations, and health departments find IAC's immunization products to be invaluable for vaccine delivery and patient education. Making purchases in August or September is a smart move--to coincide with the start of influenza vaccination season. And for clinics and health departments whose fiscal year ends on September 30, it's a good time to stock up before your fiscal year-end dollars run out. If you can make major or bulk purchases, please do–and receive quantity discounts.

Shop now and save 10 percent until September 30
Get 10 percent off the price of all IAC products when you place one or more orders before the end of September. Just enter the coupon code—IACX2012—in the “Coupon Code” field of the shopping cart and click recalculate. Then click “Check Out” to complete the order. Not using the shopping cart? You can still save 10 percent. Just write IACX2012 on the order form and fax or mail your order to us.

If you're familiar with IAC's top-quality products, you can start shopping by going to the Shop IAC web page now.

Just click on the links to any of the IAC immunization products listed below to read a complete description of a product, see an image of it, and find out how to order it. For quotes on larger quantities or customizing, call (651) 647-9009 or email

Printed in color and covered with a tough, washable coating; each schedule includes IAC's table of contraindications and precautions to help you determine the safety of vaccinating patients of any age.

2012 Child and Adolescent Laminated Immunization Schedules (0–18 years)

2012 Adult Laminated Immunization Schedules

These wallet-sized, nearly indestructible personal record cards are for you to give to your patients; sold in boxes of 250.

Child and Teen Immunization Record Cards

Adult Immunization Record Cards

Lifetime Immunization Record Cards

NOTE: To order sample immunization record cards, email

Updated in 2010 by the California Department of Health's Immunization Branch, this DVD demonstrates recommended techniques for administering injectable, nasal, and oral vaccines to people of all ages—make sure your staff is well trained.

Immunization Techniques DVD (go to the subhead titled Watch Video Clip to view a 2-minute segment of the DVD)

Be sure to visit SHOP IAC often!

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About IZ Express

IZ Express is supported in part by Grant No. 1NH23IP922654 from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. Its contents are solely the responsibility of and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC.

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Editorial Information

  • Editor-in-Chief
    Kelly L. Moore, MD, MPH
  • Managing Editor
    John D. Grabenstein, RPh, PhD
  • Associate Editor
    Sharon G. Humiston, MD, MPH
  • Writer/Publication Coordinator
    Taryn Chapman, MS
    Courtnay Londo, MA
  • Style and Copy Editor
    Marian Deegan, JD
  • Web Edition Managers
    Arkady Shakhnovich
    Jermaine Royes
  • Contributing Writer
    Laurel H. Wood, MPA
  • Technical Reviewer
    Kayla Ohlde

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