Issue Number 3
December 22, 1997
CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE
1. New and revised print materials from the Immunization
December 22, 1997
THE COALITION HAS MANY NEW AND REVISED PRINT MATERIALS YOU CAN DOWNLOAD FREE OR ORDER BY MAIL
The following links are to on-line documents available in PDF (Portable Document Format) format and normal web format (HTML) from the Immunization Action Coalition's web site. In order to display and print the PDF documents you will need the (free of charge) Adobe Acrobat Reader software available at www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html In most browsers, you also can download the file directly, without running Acrobat Reader, by shift-clicking (hold down the shift key while clicking the left mouse button) the link.
If you prefer, you can also order any or all of these documents directly from the Coalition. (If you join the Coalition for 1998 with a contribution of $50 or more, we will send you a complete packet of ALL of the Coalition's print materials. For information on how to join, click here.
Brochures for patients:
NEW! Questions parents ask about baby shots
NEW TRANSLATION! After the shots... if your child has discomfort.
REVISED! Vaccinations for adults - you're never too old for shots!
NEW TRANSLATIONS! Immunizations...not just kids' stuff.
REVISED! NEW TRANSLATION! Hepatitis A is a serious disease...
MANY NEW TRANSLATIONS! Every week hundreds of teens are infected with hepatitis B.
Available in Spanish, Hmong, Cambodian, Laotian, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Russian, Chinese, and Korean. See our non-English materials page:
MANY NEW TRANSLATIONS! Hepatitis B shots recommended for all new babies.
Available in Spanish, Hmong, Cambodian, Laotian, Vietnamese, Russian, Chinese, and Korean. See our non-English materials page:
NEW! Packet of hepatitis B and adoption information.
NEW TRANSLATIONS! Hepatitis B brochure for adults and children from endemic areas.
Available in Hmong, Cambodian, Laotian, Vietnamese, Russian, Chinese, and Korean. See our non-English materials page:
Materials for your clinic staff:
REVISED! Summary of recommendations for adult immunization.
REVISED! Vaccine administration record for children and teens.
REVISED! Ask the experts.
REVISED! How to operate a community-based shot clinic
REVISED! Recommended child/adult dosages of hepatitis A & B vaccines.
NEW! Basic knowledge about hepatitis B.
REVISED! Sample letter explaining hepatitis B test results to patients.
NEW! Does your patient have chronic hepatitis B?
December 22, 1997
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! FROM ALL OF US AT THE IMMUNIZATION ACTION COALITION & HEPATITIS B COALITION Publishers of NEEDLE TIPS & the Hepatitis B Coalition News and VACCINATE ADULTS!
Deborah L. Wexler, MD, Lynn Bahta, RN, Linda Boerger-Johnson, Kim Klose, Mary Borck, and our web consultants and IAC Express Moderators, Michael and Sheila Franey
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 Immunize.org and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC.
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Editor-in-ChiefKelly L. Moore, MD, MPH
Managing EditorJohn D. Grabenstein, RPh, PhD
Associate EditorSharon G. Humiston, MD, MPH
Writer/Publication CoordinatorTaryn Chapman, MS
Courtnay Londo, MA
Style and Copy EditorMarian Deegan, JD
Web Edition ManagersArkady Shakhnovich
Contributing WriterLaurel H. Wood, MPA
Technical ReviewerKayla Ohlde