Got Your Shots? News

An immunization update from the Minnesota Department of Health.

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July 2016 (PDF)

  • Register for the Got Your Shots? Immunization Conference!
  • Updated storage and handling toolkit
  • Quadrivalent meningococcal recommended for HIV-infected persons
  • Age indications expanded for Flucelvax
  • Cholera vaccine for travelers
  • August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)
  • Nominate an organization for the Giebink award
  • Become a Minnesota Influenza Incidence Surveillance Provider
  • Podcast on using MIIC and Vital Records data
  • Public comments on Communicable Disease Reporting Rule

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2016

June 2016 (PDF)

  • LAIV not recommended for 2016-17 flu season
  • Don't miss the Got Your Shots Immunization Conference!
  • Vaccinate against HPV this summer
  • August is National Immunization Awareness Month
  • UUAV applications for 2016-2019 due July 8
  • Giebink award nominations open!
  • Adolescent vaccination reminder postcards
  • MDH on social media

May 2016 (PDF)

  • Measles update: Minnesota
  • Got Your Shots Immunization Conference
  • UUAV application for 2016-2019 available in early June
  • Pentacel shortage extended
  • Updated certificate of calibration requirements for MnVFC
  • Another Hib vaccine option for infants
  • CDC Pink Book webinar series
  • Adults need vaccines, too!

April 2016 (PDF)

  • Save the date: 2016 Got Your Shots? Immunization Conference
  • The importance of varicella diagnosis, testing, and reporting – Part 3
  • Make sure patients with asthma are vaccinated
  • Use MIIC to support population health initiatives
  • Give Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) before vaccinating
  • Current VISs, April 2016
  • Why we give the hepatitis B birth dose

Special Edition - National Infant Immunization Week (PDF)

  • Improving infant immunization rates starts in pregnancy
  • Participate in National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)!
  • NIIW Facebook event for parents
  • #VaxQA NIIW Twitter chat
  • Connect with MDH on Facebook and Twitter

March 2016 (PDF)

  • Flu is still circulating in Minnesota
  • Got Your Shots? Immunization Conference - Fall 2016
  • FDA expands license for 9vHPV vaccine
  • How are you participating in NIIW?
  • NIIW social media: Quotes from providers
  • The importance of varicella diagnosis, testing, and reportin - Part 2
  • Minnesota adult immunization conference registration open
  • Report adverse events to VAERS
  • Get GYS News by email instead of fax!
  • Connect with MDH on Facebook and Twitter

February 2016 (PDF)

  • Flu Activity has Picked Up in Minnesota
  • National Infant Immunization Week is Coming!
  • Mumps Activity in Minnesota
  • MnVFC Screening Form Available in Other Languages
  • Certificate of Calibration for Temperature Monitoring Devices
  • The Importance of Varicella Diagnosis, Testing, and Reporting - Part 1
  • 2016 Childhood and Adult Immunization Schedules Available
  • Get the Latest Information from MIIC!
  • Safe the Date: Minnesota Adult Immunization Conference

January 2016 (PDF)

  • Nominate an Immunization Champion
  • Rubella: What it is and Why we Vaccinate Against It
  • MnVFC and UUAV Influenza Vaccine Prebook
  • MIIC Statistics Update
  • Current VISs, January 2016
  • Give Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) Before Vaccinating
  • Save the Date: Minnesota Adult Immunization Conference


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Updated Friday, July 29, 2016 at 02:07PM