Got Your Shots? News - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Got Your Shots? News

An immunization update from the Minnesota Department of Health.

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March 2018 (PDF)

  • Suspect measles? Call us!
  • Shingrix guidance now available
  • LAIV recommended for 2018-19 flu season
  • MIIC adolescent report now includes childhood immunizations
  • Online vaccine administration resources for clinics
  • Recommendation changes for hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccines
  • National Infant Immunization Week is coming!
  • Feedback for us?

Other GYS issues:
2017 Archives
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February 2018 (PDF)

  • Flu update
  • New recommendations for zoster (shingles) vaccines
  • Immunization schedules are posted
  • New mumps recommendation in outbreak settings
  • Get ready for National Infant Immunization Week
  • Vaccination and winter travel

Special Edition: Information on the new zoster vaccine, Shingrix (PDF)
Posted 2/21/18

  • What health care providers need to know about Shingrix
  • UUAV program update

January 2018 (PDF)

  • Flu season in full swing
  • Fluarix now licensed to age 6 months
  • 2018-19 MnVFC pediatric influenza vaccine prebook due Jan. 31
  • Temperature monitoring for vaccines
  • Nominate an immunization champion!
  • Wait! Did you give the patient a VIS before vaccinating?
  • Current VISs, January 2018

Special Edition: Flu Season is Upon Us (PDF)
Posted 1/5/18

  • Keep vaccinating against flu
  • Additional 2017-18 flu vaccine available
  • Resources to have handy

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Updated Friday, March 30, 2018 at 11:57AM