What’s New From the Immunization Initiative

What’s New From the Immunization Initiative

Upcoming Events 

  • 2016 MDPH Immunization Updatesclick here to access the Save the Date which includes dates and locations. Click here to register.
  • Upcoming Immunization Initiative Webinars –
    Thursday, August 18, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
    Community Immunity: Understanding School Immunization Data and Building Vaccine Confidence in Your Practice
    Kathleen Shattuck, MPH, Assessment Coordinator, MDPH Immunization Program
    Rebecca Vanucci, Immunization Outreach Coordinator, MDPH Immunization Program
    Thursday, September 29, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    Are Alternative Vaccine Schedules a Reasonable Alternative?
    Paul Offit, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases, Director, The Vaccine Education Center, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology, Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, The University of Pennsylvania
    Registration information for these webinars will be posted once it becomes available.
  • Upcoming 2016 Immunization Initiative Advisory Committee Meetings:
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    Monday, December 12, 2016
    Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m., and are held at Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham. For more information, contact Cynthia McReynolds (cmcreynolds@mms.org; 781.895.9850).
  • Save the Date! The 21st Annual Massachusetts Immunization Action Partnership (MIAP) Pediatric Immunization Skills Building Conference will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the BEST WESTERN Royal Plaza Hotel, Marlborough, MA. Updated information will be posted as it becomes available.

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