Louisiana contracted with a third party to implement a youth ambassador program for adolescents to get involved in helping their peers access vaccination and provide information. The link to the consultants can be found here.
Louisiana utilized vaccination data to come to the conclusion of the need for school located vaccination clinics (SLVC). With collaborations between state agencies, a private company, and manufacturer, Louisiana was able to establish successful SLVC with requests of expansion.
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.
The Louisiana program has identified Perinatal Hepatitis B cases labeled as “lost to follow-up” as a target area for improvement, with a goal of reducing the overall number of cases lost to follow-up. The program is using the statewide LINKS…