Get a jump start on your National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) planning this year. The NIVW poster is available in customizable (add your organization name and information) and non-customizable versions.
CDC routinely monitors influenza vaccination coverage to assess the impact of influenza vaccination programs in different populations. This report provides interim national estimates of influenza vaccination coverage for the 2011-12 influenza season.
Recognizing the value and extraordinary contributions of individuals and organizations towards improved adult, adolescent, and/or childhood influenza vaccination rates within their communities during the 2011-2012 influenza season, the National Influenza Vaccine Summit is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012 NIVS Immunization Excellence Awards. The awards will be presented during the National Influenza Vaccine Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, May 17, 2012.
With this application, you can explore influenza-like illness (ILI) activity levels across the US, view ILI trends over several weeks, and get on-demand access to state health department websites for local surveillance information.
This podcast is a reminder to health care providers about the importance of annual flu vaccination—it’s not too late! Health care providers should get their flu vaccine and continue offering and encouraging flu vaccination among their staff, colleagues, and patients. Created: 2/8/2012 by National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD). Date Released: 2/14/2012. Running time = 5:14.
In August 2011, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden visited India and saw firsthand CDC’s important work. Dr. Frieden returned with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius in January 2012 to learn more about CDC’s collaborations around influenza surveillance and research in India.
This report is a summary of key influenza-related updates created from regional World Health Organization (WHO) reports, country reports, CDC field staff updates, and other sources. Updates are listed by region.
CDC will be supporting organizations across the country in their vaccination efforts during National Influenza Vaccination Week. There are podcasts, ecards and other e-health activities to support this effort. You can help in promoting the ongoing flu vaccine efforts by placing these graphics on your web pages.
This year the Influenza Division co-hosted a series of three four-day-long writing workshops in Thailand, Kenya, and the Republic of Korea. The intent of the writing workshops was to help cooperative agreement recipients write about their work and ultimately to help them share their important findings with the public health community.