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Talking with Patients about COVID-19 Vaccination

As a trusted source of health information and healing, your approach to a conversation with patients and families who are hesitant about receiving COVID-19 vaccines can influence their willingness to consider vaccination. Here are four…

Immunization Works December 2020 Newsletter

January 4, 2021: Content on this page kept for historical reasons. Top Stories Guidance for Shingles Vaccination During the COVID-19 Pandemic: CDC recently updated its Shingrix frequently asked questions (FAQs) web page for health care…

Jurisdiction Data Reporting in VAMS

Access Jurisdiction Data Reporting Dashboards VAMS uses Einstein Analytics dashboards and reports for jurisdiction data exploration, customization, and visualization. From your VAMS Jurisdiction Portal home page, navigate to the…

Understanding How Vaccines Work

The Immune System—The Body’s Defense Against Infection To understand how vaccines work, it helps to first look at how the body fights illness. When germs, such as bacteria or viruses, invade the body, they attack and multiply. This…

Use of JYNNEOS (Smallpox and Monkeypox Vaccine…

Clinical Guidance Considerations in Choosing JYNNEOS or ACAM2000 for Primary Vaccination JYNNEOS involves a replication-deficient virus and has fewer contraindications, no risk for inadvertent inoculation and autoinoculation, and is…