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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February 2020 (PDF)

  • Save the date: 2020 Got Your Shots? Immunization Conference
  • Additional MnVFC influenza vaccine available to order
  • Immunization data updated on data portal
  • Updated recommendations for tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccines
  • Updated immunization schedules are posted
  • Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)
  • MDH on social media
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2020

January 2020 (PDF)

  • Infant pertussis cases highlight gaps in maternal Tdap vaccination
  • Think, test, treat (and vaccinate) to prevent pertussis
  • Give a VIS before vaccinating: It's the law!
  • Current VISs, January 2020
  • 2020-21 influenza vaccine prebook orders due today
  • Celebrate Immunization event

2019

December 2019 (PDF)

  • Hepatitis A outbreak update
  • Pneumococcal recommendation changes for seniors
  • Additional influenza vaccine available to order for current season
  • MIIC tip: Use the right browser
  • HPV vaccine: Power to prevent cancer
  • Vaccien Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)
  • MDH on social media

November 2019 (PDF)

  • Share why you vaccinate during National Influenza Vaccination Week
  • Minnesota's 2019 HPV vaccination champion
  • Get 'Got Your Shots? News' by email
  • Td/Tdap recommendation change
  • MnVFC and UUAV updates
  • Check out the updated child care immunization data

October 2019 (PDF)

  • Hepatitis A outbreak in Minnesota continues
  • Know your organization's hepatitis A vaccination rates
  • Promote and improve patient safety through vaccination and antibiotic stewardship
  • Give a VIS before vaccinating: It's the law
  • Current VISs, October 2019
  • Recommend flu vaccine to patients with diabetes

September 2019 (PDF)

  • 2019-20 Minnesota Fall Flu Guide available
  • MenACWY vs. MenB: Are you giving the right one?
  • New vaccine recommendations published
  • Recognizing FluSafe facilities
  • MnVFC influenza vaccine distribution for 2019-20 season
  • MnVFC annual re-enrollment due Nov. 30, 2019
  • School immunization data updated
  • Get 'Got Your Shots? News' by email

August 2019 (PDF)

  • Hepatitis A outbreak in Minnesota
  • Be aware of AFM symptoms in late summer/early fall
  • AFIX becomes IQIP
  • 2019-20 MnVFC flu vaccine distribution
  • Current VISs, August 2019
  • Give a VIS before vaccinating: It's the law
  • New HPV cancer survivor videos

July 2019 (PDF)

  • Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting updates
  • Promote immunizations in August
  • MIIC tip: Delete old lists
  • Help protect pregnant women from flu!
  • Call for nominations: HPV Vaccination Champion Award
  • Report adverse events to VAERS
  • Get 'Got Your Shots? News' by email

June 2019 (PDF)

  • Expanding cluster of hepatitis A in Minnesota
  • Traveling patients? Assess MMR vaccination status
  • Minnesota school requirements: Meningococcal vaccine booster
  • Meningococcal forecasting changes in MIIC
  • Tdap and maternal vaccination: Missing opportunities

May 2019 (PDF)

  • Hepatitis A cluster in Minnesota
  • Adult measles vaccination recommendations
  • Identify patients who need a vaccine
  • Immunization reminder campaigns
  • New immunization form

Special Edition: Meningococcal Vaccine Booster Dose (PDF)

  • Meningococcal disease
  • Meningococcal vaccination coverage
  • Help us protect adolescents
  • Minnesota school requirements
  • Consider offering meningococcal B vaccine
  • Resources

April 2019 (PDF)

  • Low-cost vaccine clinic finder now live
  • New interactive Minnesota adolescent immunization data
  • National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is next week!
  • MDH on social media
  • Current VISs, April 2019
  • Give a VIS before vaccinating: It's the law
  • Report adverse events to VAERS

Special Edition: National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) (PDF)

  • Vaccinate on time, every time
  • Know your rates
  • Implement improvement strategies
  • Participate in immunization quality improvement programming
  • Celebrate National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)!

March 2019 (PDF)

  • Minimizing measles risk in Minnesota
  • Once again, a study shows no link between MMR and autism
  • Get ready for National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)
  • New animated video series for parents
  • MDH on social media

February 2019 (PDF)

  • Protect adults who have asthma from flu
  • What are your medical group's adolescent immunization rates?
  • Free educational app for HPV vaccine recommendations
  • Report adverse events to VAERS
  • MDH website updates: Update your bookmarks!
  • Immunization schedules are posted
  • 2018 MIIC highlights
  • Get ready for National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)

January 2019 (PDF)

  • Test all suspect cases of varicella (chickenpox)
  • Recognize a childhood immunization champion
  • 2019-20 MnVFC pediatric influenza vaccine prebook due Feb. 1
  • Give a VIS before vaccinating: It's the law
  • Current VISs, January 2019
  • PneumoRecs VaxAdvisor - an app you can use
  • Call for nominations: 2019 NAIIS Immunization Excellence Awards

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Updated Friday, 28-Feb-2020 09:24:42 CST