2020 State of the ImmUnion Report
Vaccinate Your Family: The next generation of every Child By Two ( VYF ), has just released their fourth annual State of the ImmUnion (SOTI) report . The 2020 report examines how strong our defenses truly are against vaccine-preventable diseases and what we can do, as public health advocates and legislators, to make our country stronger and more resilient in the face of disease outbreaks and other emerging health threats.

We encourage you to download and read through this well designed and useful report today. Please share widely throughout your network and with state and local policymakers as appropriate. 

Highlights include

  • Quick reference guide to vaccine safety and oversight
  • Data and analysis of outbreaks experienced in 2019
  • Impact of vaccine preventable diseases throughout the United States
  • Strategies for ensuring that children and adults have access to vaccines

We encourage you to tag them in your post: @VaccinateYourFamily on Facebook, @Vaccinateyourfamily on Instagram, and @Vaxyourfam on Twitter and all social media images are available on their Facebook page .
2020 Childhood, Adolescent and Adult Immunization Schedules
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released the 2020 adult and child/adolescent immunization schedules which can be found on their updated website.

2020 Immunization Schedules :

The design of the schedules allows for easy access to information and a broader range of immunization schedule-related materials, including resources for health care providers, vaccine safety, resources for parents and adults. Please promote the availability of the 2020 immunization schedules through your networks.
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance.

CDC and CDPH are closely monitoring the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), a respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Visit these web pages for the most current information. 

Preteen Vaccine Week (PVW) March 1- 7, 2020
PVW is an annual California observance. First started in 1999 to create awareness about the Hepatitis B vaccination school law requirement, the observance has evolved to promote the concept of preteen doctor visits and draw attention to the importance of immunizations for preteens.

For more great ideas, download the   Preteen Vaccine Week 2020 Campaign Kit.
FAQ on ACIP Shared Clinical Decision Making Recommendations
The CDC has issued a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to provide clarity on the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) shared clinical decision-making recommendations and guidance and implementation considerations for the Shared Clinical Decision Making (SCDM) recommendations.

California Immunization Summit -
A Healthier Future is in Sight - 2020
Make your travel plans and register toda y to be a part of the great work we do to make today's vision for immunizations into tomorrow's reality. Check out our website and social media for updated info on speakers and agenda. Register today and see you in Sacramento!
#Fludropped
The California Immunization Coalition launched a campaign called #Fludropped in partnership with The Community, a local San Francisco Advertising Agency with the goal of finding ways anyone can help spread the message and encourage more people to get their flu shot.

Help us spread the word! Check out the campaign at FluDropped.com and watch and share the   video !
Special thanks to the team at  The Community!  On Twitter  @tcagency_
State and National Meetings and Conferences

As a way to identify educational opportunities for advocates across the country, CDC keeps a calendar of upcoming state and national meetings on their website. Upcoming vaccine related meetings and conferences can be found here .

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