Immunizations

Immunization Toolkit

IPHCA, with support from Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), developed a comprehensive resource to promote immunization coverage among community health centers. Immunization toolkit has been compiled to include guidelines from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and IDPH, and categorized into recommendations and resources around inventory management, catching missed opportunities, I-CARE, and policies and procedures. In addition, promising practices from three health centers have been featured: Esperanza Health Centers, Shawnee Health Center and Whiteside County Health Department.

Immunization Webinar Series 2018

Webinar 1: 
Date: February 28, 2018 
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Title: Current Flu Epidemic Strategies 
Speaker: Jennifer Burns 
Speaker: Kristin Klegovitz 
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Webinar 2: 
Date: March 22, 2018 
Time: 11:00 a.m. 
Title: Addressing Parental Vaccine Hesitancy 
Speaker: Marealita Pierce, M.D. 
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Webinar 3: 
Date: April 5, 2018 
Time: 12:00 p.m. 
Title: Vaccine Hesitancy Facts & Myths 
Speaker: Robin Dodds 
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Webinar 4 
Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 
Title: Vaccine Safety 
Speaker: Anita Chandra-Puri, M.D. 

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Webinar 5 
Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Title: Value of Monitoring Immunization Coverage Levels 
Speaker: Oluwafikayo Adeyemi 
Speaker: MaryEllen Mendy 

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Webinar 6 
Date: June 28, 2018 
Time: 12:00 -1:00 p.m. 
Title: Accessing & Implementing Reminder Recall Systems 
Location: Webinar 
Speakers: Whiteside County Community Health Clinic (Speaker TBD) and Esperanza Health Centers - Paola Seguil and Ted Hufstader 

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Past Webinars:

Webinar 1: Latest Childhood Immunization Guidelines and Addressing Vaccine Refusals at Community Health Centers – in partnership with ICAAP
Speaker: Scott Goldstein, MD, Northwestern Children’s Practice
Date/Time: September 28 / 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Central)




 

Webinar 2: – I-CARE functionalities and clarification for community health centers
Speaker: Matthew Sweeny
Date: October 19, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m.
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Webinar 3 - VFC Storage and Handling for Community Health Centers
Date: November 3, 2016
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Webinar: Immunization Webinar: Training Front Desk Staff to Detect Missed Opportunities; Accessing/Implementing Reminder/Recall Systems
Date: June 22, 2017
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Funding for this event was made possible by funds received from the Office of Health Protection, through the Illinois Department of Public Health.


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