Immunizations Program Resources

September 25, 2013
Immunization Requirements By Age
September 16, 2013
Viral hepatitis is a term commonly used for several clinically similar yet etiologically and epidemiologically distinct diseases. Hepatitis A (formerly called infectious hepatitis) and hepatitis B (formerly called serum hepatitis) have been recognized as separate entities since the early 1940s and can be diagnosed with specific serologic tests. Delta hepatitis is an infection dependent on the hepatitis B virus (HBV).
March 01, 2012
The purpose of this letter is to announce the completion of our transition to VOMS (Vaccine Ordering Management System). We wish to thank all Vaccines for Children (VFC) providers for their patience, cooperation, and dedication during the transition. Virtually 100% of all VFC providers have now successfully transmitted their vaccine orders through VOMS.
February 10, 2012
Vaccine Information Statements provided by Immunization Action Coalition
January 10, 2012
CDC and the vaccine manufacturer do not recommend transporting varicella-containing vaccines. If varicella-containing vaccines must be transported, CDC recommends transport with a portable freezer unit that maintains the temperature between -58°F and +5°F (-50°C and -15°C). Portable freezers may be available for rent in some places.
December 07, 2011
Information contained in this document is based on the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the manufacturer’s product information.
December 06, 2011
True case studies about doctors and hospitals who failed to give appropriate post-exposure prophylaxis or the birth dose to newborns at risk for Hepatitis B.
December 06, 2011
The State of Louisiana is a Universal Birth Dose State. This means that regardless of maternal HBV status, all newborns should receive the 1st dose of the Hepatitis B vaccine prior to being discharged from the hospital.
December 06, 2011
A link to the Hepatitis B chapter in the Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (The Pink Book).