Updated Guidance & Resources for Vaccinating During the Pandemic

Since the start of the pandemic, we’ve seen a steep decline in vaccine ordering and administration. This creates a serious risk for the spread of a vaccine-preventable disease in our communities. Fortunately, many are working hard to ensure vaccination services can safely be maintained during the pandemic. To learn more about what precautions they are taking and to ensure you are connected to up-to-date resources, we’ve compiled a list of resources:

For Community Members:

· Routine Vaccination During the COVID-19 Outbreak

  • Recommendations for maintaining routine wellness checks and vaccinations and resources to help find free vaccines for children

· Is it OK to Call My Pediatrician during COVID-19?

  • Helpful information about staying connected with your pediatrician during this time

· Vaccine Recommendations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Includes recommendations for vaccines across the lifespan

  • Includes catch-up guidance

For Providers:

· Interim Guidance for Immunization services During the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Easy-to-read PDF version available here

  • Includes information on safe delivery of vaccination services in a variety of clinical settings.

· Vaccine Recommendations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Includes recommendations for vaccines across the lifespan

  • Includes catch-up guidance

· Framework for Healthcare Systems Providing Non-COVID-19 Clinical Care

  • Key considerations to safely provide non-COVID clinical care

· Frequently Asked Flu Questions: 2020-2021 Season

  • Updated to include information about vaccinating during the pandemic and two new quadrivalent formulations.

· Resources for Encouraging Vaccinations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Includes key messages, social media posts, and a Web feature, Well-child visits are essential.

· COVID-19 Treatment and Vaccine Tracker

  • This tracker contains an aggregation of publicly-available information from validated sources to track the development of treatments and vaccines for COVID-19

· Vaccinate with Confidence Framework

  • Has resources on effective vaccine conversations and creating a culture of immunization in the practice.

· IAC’s Repository of Resources for Maintaining Immunizations During the Pandemic

  • Contains over ten dozen materials, including talking points, webinars, and press releases

· IAC’s Ask the Experts: COVID-19 & Routine Vaccination

  • A resource that is routinely updated with answers to questions about administering all recommended immunizations during the pandemic.

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