Influenza Vaccine Information For Health Professionals
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Note: The nasal spray flu vaccine is not recommended for the 2016-17 flu season.
|2016-17 Minnesota Fall Flu Guide (PDF)|
|MMWR: Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices – United States, 2016-17 Influenza Season Attention: Non-MDH link|
- Influenza Vaccine Administration
All about the influenza vaccines: VISs, storage and handling, package inserts, dosing charts, protocols, and administration.
- Storage and Handling
Guidelines to ensure that patients receive viable vaccine and that valuable doses of vaccine don’t go to waste because of improper storage and handling.
- Vaccinating Health Care Workers
Strategies, tools, and resources to assist with health care worker influenza vaccination programs.
- Documenting Influenza Vaccination in MIIC
How to use MIIC to document each vaccination.
- School-Located Vaccination Planning Materials and Templates
CDC has developed template consent forms and other materials for providing influenza vaccine in schools. MDH has translated these templates into Hmong and Somali.
Influenza vaccination coverage for the U.S. estimated by CDC. Attention: Non-MDH link
- PRAMS Issue Brief (PDF)
Influenza Vaccination Among Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Minnesota: The Importance of the Prenatal Care Provider. Attention: Non-MDH link
- For Health Care Providers Serving Adults
Resources to help you make sure adult patients get the immunizations they need.
- Occupational Health Professional Tips
Information that may be useful to occupational health professionals who are preparing to offer vaccines at worksites.
- Immunization Program Billing
Billing resources for providers who vaccinate.