Immunizations

Updates

Vaccines: COVID-19 Resources

Georgia Dept. of Public Health COVID-19 Vaccine Locator – DPH has launched the locator on their website that allows users to search by county for a vaccine provider in their community, and provides location and contact information for the provider. Additional locations statewide will be added as vaccine supply allows.

Immunization Action Coalition: This page provides links to key COVID-19 vaccine resource pages from IAC, CDC, and other partners.

Healthcare Professionals’ COVID Vaccination Question Videos Available – The Ad Council and the COVID Collaborative announced a new resource designed to address health care professionals’ questions about COVID-19 vaccination. The videos – which feature an introduction from Dr. Fauci, include experts from a diverse coalition of leading health care organizations and medical institutions sharing information around COVID-19 vaccine development and safety. These videos are especially useful for those practices who are dealing with COVID vaccine hesitancy among staff.

Preparing Your Practice for the 2020-21 Influenza Season: A Virtual Townhall

This webinar provides an update on AAP influenza vaccination recommendations, presentations from a diverse panel of AAP members on how their practice is preparing for the upcoming influenza season, and an overview of how the AAP is advocating for members through its vaccine policy advocacy strategy. (August 11, 2020)

AAP Preparing for Flu Season Webpage

Pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists all play a role in ensuring that children receive influenza vaccine. This is particularly important during the COVID-19 pandemic, given the overlapping symptoms between COVID19 and influenza. Every visit is an opportunity to administer and/or promote influenza vaccination, and to strengthen relationships with patients and families in order to encourage vaccine confidence. This page contains resources to help you maximize influenza vaccination rates while keeping patients, families, and practice teams safe during the pandemic.

CDC Influenza Update 2020–21


This flu season, a strong influenza vaccine recommendation is one of the most important factors in people accepting the vaccine. This updated CDC video provides information on the importance of flu vaccination during COVID-19, frequently asked questions about influenza vaccine, storage and handling, administration recommendations, and best practices for the 2020–21 influenza season. [22:47]

Resources

The Immunization Schedule

New for 2020! Click here for the current schedule recommended by the CDC, AAP, AAFP, and ACOG.

Immunization Information for Parents

Visit HealthyChildren.org, the AAP parenting website, for information for families about immunizations.

AAP Immunization Initiatives Newsletter

Check out our AAP’s newsletter for the latest on immunizations.

AAP #CallYourPediatrician Campaign

AAP has launched the #CallYourPediatrician campaign, which aims to reach parents with timely reminders that going to the pediatrician, even during COVID-19,is important and safe. The campaign includes images, videos, and traditional Public Service Announcements in English and Spanish.

CDC Vaccine Storage and Handling Resources Recommendations and Guidelines

Access additional resources including web-based trainings, videos, checklists, and references related to vaccine storage and handling.

These example vaccine labels can be used to organize vaccines within the storage unit. Referenced in the storage and handling toolkit.

American Academy of Pediatrics Georgia Chapter