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The three main education area that the immunization program focuses on are vaccine storage, administration, and keeping children’s vaccinations up-to-date.
New Exemption Law: Goes into effect July 22nd, 2011
- Here’s the law for those who have not read it yet: SB5005
- FAQs for Health Care Providers regarding the new law
- There are new Certificates of Exemptions, after July 16th, the old forms are no longer valid.
- Click on the following link to download the new exemption form:
- New Sample COE forms:
- Counseling Materials
|Plain Talk About Childhood Immunization – Pamphlets|
|PLAIN TALK ABOUT CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION||PLAIN TALK ABOUT CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION - Spanish|
Continuing Education – NIIW 2011
- Chris Halsell Video & PowerPoint Presentation
- Allison Singer Video & PowerPoint Presentation
- CDC 2011 Immunization Update
Storage & Handling
Vaccine Management: Recommendations for Handling and Storage of Selected Biologicals - This tool is designed for providers to educate of proper handling and storage to ensure that vaccine remains usable and safe.
Don’t Be Guilty of These Errors in Vaccine Storage and Handling - This page was designed by the Immunization Action Coalition and discusses the top 11 errors in vaccine handling and storage.
Storage and Handling Standards for Vaccine Storage – Washington State Dept. of Health (PowerPoint Presentation)
Anatomic Sites for Immunization- This document demonstrates proper vaccine administration techniques and is a single page, perfect for hanging in a medical clinic.
Vaccine Preventable Illness
CDC’s Parent Guide to Childhood Immunization – This page has extensive information on vaccine preventable disease and vaccination information.
CDC’s Quick Reference Guide for Health Care Professionals – This quick reference guide explains vaccine preventable diseases.
Vaccine Information Statements – These quick reference guides can be downloaded from the CDC.