Immunization News

December 15, 2020
Provides information on why an individual is being offered the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to prevent Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2. This Fact Sheet helps the reader understand the risks and benefits of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, which you may receive because there is currently a pandemic of COVID-19.
December 15, 2020
The provider version of the Pfizer COVID-19 EUA Factsheet provides a summary of instructions for providers when administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
December 10, 2020
Immunization Program developed resource that provides general information on the COVID-19 vaccine, vaccine safety information, and a listing of helpful resources.
November 21, 2020
The Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit has been updated with a COVID-19 Vaccine Addendum with information on Storage and Handling best practices for COVID-19 vaccines. All vaccination providers participating in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program must store and handle COVID-19 vaccines under proper conditions to maintain the cold chain as outlined in the toolkit and addendum. This addendum will be updated with specific storage and handling information for each COVID-10 product.
November 18, 2020
Information on hospital enrollment in the the COVID-19 program through submission of the CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Program Provider Agreement, EHR/EMR system readiness, and other important considerations.
November 02, 2020
Contact information and instructions for scheduling free flu shot clinics at your worksite this fall.
October 28, 2020
Childhood vaccinations have dropped nationally during the COVID-19 pandemic due to clinic office closures earlier in the year and other factors. There are steps clinics can take to increase childhood vaccination rates despite the COVID-19 pandemic we are encountering.
October 28, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our everyday lives and the ways we interact and go about “normal” activity, the promotion of wellness visits and staying up to date with vaccines continues to be of the utmost importance. Building upon the information from the first publication of the “Back to the Office Campaign,” the Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (LA AAP) and the Louisiana Vaccine Alliance have created this “Part 2” publication with additional images, scripts, and suggestions.
August 10, 2020
The results of the 2019-2020 Kindergarten School Report are available online now. Users can access reported school-level data, for the first time ever, via the new interactive map.