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One Vax, Two Lives communication toolkit — The University of Washington School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology partnered with the Washington State Department of Health to create the One Vax, Two Lives campaign. Designed to help pregnant women realize the importance of receiving COVID-19 vaccine, the campaign also offers a toolkit for use by partners. Find out more or check out the toolkit today!
Pediatric-centric COVID-19 vaccine campaign toolkit — The American Academy of Pediatrics created a variety of tools for clinicians working to vaccinate children against COVID-19. The toolkit includes videos, social media posts, articles and other printable pieces. Check it out today!
COVID Vaccine Ambassador Training: How to Talk to Parents — The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, together with the Johns Hopkins Consortium for School-Based Health Solutions, created a free two-hour virtual course designed to prepare community partners for conversations about vaccines and vaccine hesitancy. The course is available on the Coursera platform. Find out more or enroll in the course!
Updated pneumococcal vaccine recommendations for adults — The CDC recently published updated pneumococcal vaccine recommendations for adults. The changes followed a systematic review of the literature and a GRADE analysis and aimed to simplify the approach to vaccination. For more details about the findings or to review the revised recommendations, check the January 28, 2022 MMWR publication.
Updated VISs — The CDC recently updated the pneumococcal conjugate VIS and the recombinant shingles VIS. Both now have a date of Feb. 4, 2022. Make sure you are giving out the latest versions of these and other VISs by checking the CDC’s “Current VISs” webpage.
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