Got Your Shots? News

An immunization update from the Minnesota Department of Health.

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June 2014 (PDF: 38KB/1 page)

  • Cases of measles and mumps prompts concern
    • Diagnosis and reporting
    • Make sure travelers are vaccianted
  • Vaccine storage and handling refresher
  • Returning MnVFC influenza vaccine expiring June 30
  • 4 ways to help patients get ready for new immunization requirements
  • Who can receive adult vaccine ordered from MDH?
  • Need meaningful use documentation for attestation or audit?
  • Adolescent immunization reminder phone calls

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2014

May 2014 (PDF: 93KB/1 page)

  • Immunization law in detail: Hepatitis A requirement
  • Keep certificates of calibration for MnVFC thermometers
  • Looking to start or enhance an electronic data exchange with MIIC?
  • Asthma Awareness Month
  • Save the date! 2014 Got Your Shots Conference Oct. 27-28
  • G. Scott Giebink award nominations now open
  • Vax4teens campaign materials now available!
  • Got an immunization schedule question? There's an app for that!
  • Get GYS News by email instead of fax!

April 2014 (PDF: 67KB/1 page)

  • School immunization law in detail: meningococcal requirement
  • Adolescent vaccine lecture series
  • Mark of Excellence program ending
  • Don't forget about VAERS
  • Current VISs, April 2014
  • Vaccine Information Statements are required by law
  • National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is next week!
  • Go green: Get GYS News via email

Got Your Shots? Special National Infant Immunization Week Edition (PDF:133KB/1 page)

  • Celebrate National Infant Immunization Week! (April 26 - May 3)
  • Take every opportunity to promote immunizations
  • Talking to vaccine-hesitant parents
  • Stories are a powerful tool

March 2014 (PDF:42KB/1 page)

  • Alert: New immunization law changes
  • Infant death due to pertussis
  • See adolescents in your practice? This webinar is for you!
  • National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) resources for Minnesota
  • Track shipments for MnVFC vaccine orders
  • Pentacel vaccine now available through MnVFC
  • Not too cold, not too hot. Refrigerator temps should be just right!
  • MIIC data exchange registration and pre-testing
  • Do not use Multi-Vaccine VIS until updated edition available
  • New CDC immunization Twitter account

February 2014 (PDF:320KB/1 page)

  • New year, new immunization schedules!
  • Not all vaccines are shots!
  • Need help figuring out the HPV catch-up series?
  • National Infant Immunization Week is coming!
  • Science Museum exhibit makes learning about vaccines fun
  • New immunization data now available
  • Registration open for Minnesota Adult Immunization Conference
  • Go green: Get GYS News via email
  • Connect with MDH on Facebook and Twitter

January 2014 (PDF:69KB/1 page)

  • Adolescent immunization postcard mailing
  • Postcard project + new immunization requirements = Opportunity!
  • Nominate an immunization champion!
  • Don't forget about VAERS
  • Vaccine shipments in frigid weather
  • MnVFC flu vaccine prebook ends today!
  • Current VISs, January 2014
  • Vaccine Information Statements are required by law


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Updated Friday, 27-Jun-2014 15:40:30 CDT