CPP Program - Key Updates
ACIP June Meeting
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recently held a meeting on June 21-23. Meeting topics included:

  • Pneumococcal 20-valent conjugate (PCV20) – Either PCV15 or PCV20 is recommended for all children aged 2-23 months according to currently recommended PCV dosing and schedules.
  • Influenza vaccine for the 2023–2024 season –There are no changes to the licensed ages and no new products. It is no longer necessary for people with egg allergies to receive an influenza vaccine in a medical setting. Any influenza vaccine appropriate for the recipient’s age and health status can be used regardless of whether it is egg-based.
  • RSV (Adult) – Adults 60 years of age and older may receive a single dose of RSV vaccine, using shared clinical decision-making with their healthcare provider.

To review a summary of other topics discussed during June’s meeting click here.

Next Steps

If the CDC accepts these recommendations, they will be published in the MMWR within 90 days. This typically signals the insurance companies to begin paying for the newly recommended vaccines. We recommend reaching out to your major payers to make sure adequate payment is in place before incorporating a new vaccine into your schedule. 
COVID-19 Update

Regarding the commercialization of the COVID vaccines anticipated to happen this fall, we are keeping our eye on information coming out from CDC and the vaccine manufacturers. We'll keep you updated as we learn more details.
Flu Vaccine Updates
Flu Season Returns

2022-2023 Season Returns: If you have unused flu vaccines from the current flu season, Sanofi has published a guide to help assist you in requesting credit for returned doses. Expired influenza vaccine returns are accepted beginning after May 1, 2023, and must be returned by July 31, 2023.   

To get started, you may log-in directly to Vaccineshop.com and follow these simple steps. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact a Sanofi representative or call Sanofi’s customer service at 1-800-822-2463.
Additional discount on MenQuadfi® orders

Please don’t forget Sanofi is offering a 6% sales promotion on all MenQuadfi® orders placed between May 01, 2023 and July 31, 2023. You can schedule MenQuadfi® orders to ship immediately or future ship through October 31, 2023 on VaccineShop.com or VaxServe.com.

If you have any additional questions contact your Sanofi representative or call Sanofi’s customer service at 1-800-822-2463.

To review details, click here
Valuable Resources
Upcoming Webinar

Get to Know FLUMIST: Updates to Vaccination Coverage and Effective Data 

In the months of July-August, AstraZeneca will be hosting an educational webinar on Flumist Quadrivalent to learn about the latest vaccine effectiveness data.

For a list of dates and times and to register click here.
Upcoming Conferences
CPP will be in the exhibit hall at the following conferences and would love to meet you in person! If you’re attending, stop by the booth to get vaccine management resources or a vaccine tray for your practice!

October 20-24: American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference – Washington, DC

November 3-4: Ohio AAP 2023 Annual Meeting – Columbus, OH

Children's Practicing Pediatricians
700 Children's Drive, D00650, Columbus, OH 43205
614-722-2145 or toll-free at 877-277-9330
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