Updated VEC resources

The Vaccine Education Center (VEC) recently updated the following resources:

Vaccines and Adults: A Lifetime of Health – This 46-page booklet addresses the vaccination recommendations for adults. Extensive edits included:

  • Addition of COVID-19 information
  • Relocation of hepatitis B vaccine information to “Vaccines for All Adults” section
  • Updates to the types of vaccines section to include those that deliver genetic material (e.g., mRNA or DNA)
  • Update of influenza vaccine information to include only quadrivalent versions
  • Addition of third pneumococcal vaccine option (PCV20)
  • Various other updates throughout

The booklet is available in English and Spanish. It can be downloaded, photocopied, linked to on your own websites or social media channels, or ordered (fee plus shipping).

Human Papillomavirus: What You Should Know – This Q&A had minor updates. The newest version is “Volume 7, Winter 2023.” It is available in English and Spanish. It can be downloaded, photocopied, linked to on your own websites or social media channels, or ordered in pads of 50 sheets (fee plus shipping).

Rabies: What You Should Know – This “Special Topics” Q&A was recently updated and rebranded. Volume 2, Winter 2022 is available in English, and can be downloaded, photocopied or linked to from websites and social media channels. To get copies, contact the VEC about placing a special order.

March “Current Issues in Vaccines” webinar

Registration is now open for the March 15, 2023, “Current Issues in Vaccines” webinar. Dr. Offit will discuss “The Future of COVID-19 Vaccines” during the event that will begin at noon ET.

The webinar program is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University and supported by the Thomas F. McNair Scott Endowed Research and Lectureship Fund. Free continuing education credits are available (CME, CEU, CPE).

Find out more or register today.

Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.

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