Influenza Vaccine Storage and Handling
Storage and handling practices are similar to many other vaccines. Following these guidelines will help you ensure that your patients receive viable vaccine and that valuable doses of vaccine don’t go to waste because of improper storage and handling.
- Proper Transport of Refrigerated Vaccine
Guidance for properly transporting refrigerated vaccine to ensure it remains viable until administration.
- Transporting Refrigerated Vaccine (PDF)
A resource from the California Department of Public Health's EZIZ website with information on proper storage and handling of refrigerated vaccine. Attention: Non-MDH link
- CDC's Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit
Tools from CDC for proper vaccine storage and handling. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Worksheet for Developing an Emergency Plan for Managing Vaccine (PDF)
Worksheet to help develop a plan for managing vaccine in an emergency.
- Vaccine Management Tips
Tips to store vaccine properly and manage inventory to avoid outdated vaccine.