A Providers Guide to Immunizations in Minnesota

Got Your Shots? Updates

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Date Description, link, and page number(s) in manual
10/13 Guide to Receiving, Storing, and Handling Vaccines (PDF: 263KB/ 7 pages) (pages 19-25)
Added MenHIBrix to the guide.
10/13 Vaccine Product Summary (PDF: 80KB/5 pages) (pages 165-170)
Added MenHIBrix and updated influenza vaccine products.
4/13 Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents (PDF: 58KB/4 pages) (pages 73-76)
Updated immunization schedule for 2013
*Page 76 was also revised after CDC published two corrections on the second page of footnotes.
4/13 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule (PDF: 96KB/5 pages) (pages 77-81)
Updated immunization schedule for 2013.
2/13 Vaccine Storage Temperature Logs, Celsius and Fahrenheit (PDF: 188KB/4 pages) (pages 47-50)
Added with a row for writing in the minimum and maximum (Min / Max) temperature each day.
2/13 Pregnancy and Vaccination Pocket Guide (PDF: 3KB/2 pages) (pages 91-92)
Hepatitis A, HPV, Tdap, and Td were updated on the table and the Tdap/Td considerations were updated the to reflect current recommendations.
10/12 Vaccine Storage Guide (PDF:471KB/2 pages) (pages 15-16)
Freezer temperature scale updated and typos corrected.
10/12 Guide to Receiving, Storing, and Handling Vaccines (PDF: 47KB/ 7 pages) (pages 19-25)
Added MenHIBrix to the guide.
10/12 Vaccine Storage Temperature Logs, Celsius and Fahrenheit (PDF: 188KB/4 pages) (pages 47-50)
Corrected previous print error, days 1-16 were printed on the back side for the freezer temperatures.
10/12 Vaccine Storage Unit Troubleshooting Log (PDF: 25KB/1 page) (page 51)
Title changed from Vaccine Troubleshooting Log to Vaccine Storage Unit Troubleshooting Log
10/12 Do I Need Any Vaccinations Today? (PDF: 52KB/2 pages) (IAC) (pages 71-72)
IAC updated this document 8/12
10/12 Summary of Recommendations for Child/Teen Immunization (PDF: 72KB/4 pages) (IAC) (pages 81-84)
IAC updated this document 1/12
10/12 Summary of Recommendations for Adult Immunization (PDF: 209KB/4 pages) (IAC) (pages 85-88) IAC updated this document 1/12
10/12 Healthcare Personnel Vaccination Recommendations (PDF: 45KB/1 page) (IAC)
(page 109)
IAC updated this document, 7/12
10/12 Pages 111 - 132 were rearranged to accommodate updates to the several documents.
10/12 Quick Chart of Vaccine-Preventable Disease Terms in Multiple Languages (PDF: 96KB/2 pages) (IAC) (pages 111-112)
Moved from pages 119-120 to pages 111-112.
10/12 Disease, Vaccine and Related Terms (previously Vaccines and Biologics Used in U.S. and Foreign Markets) (PDF: 69KB/6 pages) (pages 113-118)
CDC is now maintaining this document in the Pink Book. Replaced IAC version with CDC version and moved from pages 111-118 to pages 114-118
10/12 Trade Names (previously Translation of Vaccine-Related Terms Into English) (PDF: 73KB/10 pages) (pages 119-129)
CDC is now maintaining this document in the Pink Book. Replaced IAC version with CDC version and moved from pages 121-130 to pages 119-129
10/12 Plan Ahead for Your Travel Shots (PDF: 70KB/3 pages)
Moved from pages 131-132 to 130-132.
MDH updated this document 10/12 and added a third page.
10/12 Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Vaccines for Children and Teens (PDF: 51KB/2 pages) (IAC) (pages 139-140) Title changed from Screening Questionnaire for Child and Teen Immunization to Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Vaccines for Children and Teens.
IAC Updated this document 10/12
10/12 Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Vaccines for Adults (PDF: 47KB/2 pages) (IAC) (pages 141-142) Title changed from Screening Questionnaire for Adults to Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Vaccines for Adults.
IAC updated this document 10/12
10/12 Instructions for the Use of Vaccine Information Statements (PDF: 37KB/1 page) (CDC) (page 143)
CDC updated this document 7/12
10/12 Reliable Sources of Immunization Information (PDF: 47KB/2 pages) (pages 145-146)
MDH updated this document 8/12
10/12 Reconstituted Vaccine: Diluents and Shelf Life (PDF: 50KB/2 pages) (pages 151-152)
Added MenHIBrix to the table.
10/12 Vaccine Product Summary (PDF: 59KB/6 pages) (pages 165-170)
Added MenHIBrix and updated influenza vaccine products.
10/12 Child Care Immunization Record (PDF: 41KB/2 pages) (pages195-196)
MDH updated this document 8/11
The following items have been updated since the Providers Guide went to print.
1/12 Vaccine Storage Guide (PDF:33KB/2 pages) (pages 16-17)
Freezer temperatures were updated. See latest update above.
1/12 Packing and Transporting Vaccine - Packing frozen vaccines (PDF: 227KB/2 pages) (page 31-32, changes on page 32)
The steps for Keeping vaccine frozen and Using frozen packs were updated to reflect recommendations from CDC and vaccine manufacturers.
1/12 Vaccine Storage Temperature Logs, Celsius (PDF: 201KB/2 pages) (pages 47-48)
The temperature range of -50 or below was added to the freezer temperature. See latest update above.
1/12 Vaccine Storage Temperature Logs, Fahrenheit (PDF: 128KB/2 pages) (pages 49-50)
The temperature range of -58 or below was added to the freezer temperature. See latest update above.
1/12 Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents, Minnesota 2012 (PDF: 58KB/3 pages), (pages 73-76)
Updated immunization schedule for 2012.
1/12 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, Minnesota 2012 (PDF: 96KB/3 pages) (pages 77-80)
Updated immunization schedule for 2012.
1/12 Pregnancy and Vaccination Pocket Guide (PDF: 33KB/2 pages) (pages 91-92)
1/12 Guide to Contraindications and Precautions (PDF: 41KB/4 pages) (pages 135-138)
Egg allergy added to influenza and as a new footnote.
1/12 Reliable Sources of Immunization Information (PDF: 47KB/2pages) (pages 145-146)
Updated 5/11 but didn't make it into the version sent to the printer. See latest update above.
1/12 Giving the Shot (PDF: 34KB/2 pages) (pages 153-154)
Language on aspiration added to Selecting the injection site (IM or SQ), top bullet on page 154.
1/12 Vaccine Product Summary (PDF: 47KB/6 pages) (pages 165-170)
Additional use comments for influenza category updated to include two-dose recommendations for children age 6 months through 8 years. See latest update above.
1/12 Patient Immunization Record (PDF: 55KB/2 pages) (pages 193-194)
Intradermal added to influenza
1/12 Pupil Immunization Record (PDF: 27KB/2 pages) (pages 197-198)
Revised to add clarification on exemptions.

Updated Monday, October 07, 2013 at 10:35AM