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Flu Info

Posted about 4 years ago by Nursing Network Admin

The SLVC webpage is up and running and available for you to access lots of information. The webpage is open and available to all. We heard you loud and clear, no Usernames or Passwords. The webpage is full of downloadable information.

This is what you will find:
  • The complete School-Located Vaccine clinic for Influenza: 2013-2014 SLVC Toolkit
  • Each piece of the Toolkit available individually. Just click on the hyperlinked section, view and/or download
  • Box upper right portion of the screen, contains popular documents, such as:
  • School Letter to Parents – template
  • Health Screen Permission Form
  • Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) Influenza, Live, Intranasal
  • Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) Influenza, Inactivated
  • Maine CDC Fact Sheet: School-Located Vaccine Clinics
Yet to come…next week, Health Screen Permission Form translated into the following languages:
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Khmer
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

The CDC Influenza application for clinicians and other health care professionals makes it easier than ever to find CDC’s latest recommendations and influenza activity updates on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. (Android support will be added in a future update). When your mobile device is connected to the internet, new information and content will update automatically. This is an official application of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

With this application, you can:
  • View updated information on national flu activity
  • Find influenza vaccination recommendations endorsed by CDC and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
  • Obtain information on diagnosis and treatment of influenza, including antiviral treatment recommendations by CDC and the ACIP
  • Obtain information on laboratory testing for influenza
  • Find CDC recommendations on influenza infection control
  • View videos of CDC subject matter experts discussing influenza topics
  • Order official CDC designed print products for posting in the workplace or distributing to patients.

For more information please visit Information For Health Professionals

For questions and comments, contact CDC-INFO

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