Colorado continues to rank at the bottom of immunization coverage rates in the United States. For the 2018-2019 school year, Colorado’s kindergarten coverage rate for the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine was 87.4%, a 1.3% decrease from the previous…
This presentation was presented at the 2019 Great Lakes regional meeting and provides an update on the state’s hepatitis A outbreak and make-up of a strike team to help control the outbreak. A HPV Maintenance of Certification Project is described…
The New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Bureau ofImmunization developed text message recall functionality in its IIS.
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) Immunization Program implementeda centralized, statewide recall of adolescents age 12 to 17 years using data from theirimmunization registry in an effort to increase immunization rates.
Using its IIS, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Immunization Section workedwith local health departments (LHDs) to conduct a centralized recall of adolescents whohad initiated but not yet completed the HPV vaccine series.
The Washington State Office of Immunization and Child Profile (OICP) worked with the Washington State Pharmacy Association (WSPA) to increase pharmacists’ use of the Washington State Immunization Information System (IIS).
The Utah Immunization Program (UIP) conducted targeted site visits to long-term care facilities to increase adult vaccine coverage rates and promote participation in the statewide immunization registry.
Michigan created a county-level Immunization Report Card that presents coverage levels for select vaccine measures across the lifespan using data from the state’s immunization information system (IIS).
Louisiana has revised its Board of Pharmacy Practice Act to include the requirement for pharmacists to report administered vaccines to the state immunization information system (IIS), and to expand their authority to administer vaccines without a prescription.