Washington Vaccine Update: October 27, 2017

The Washington Vaccine Update, hosted by WithinReach and the Immunization Action Coalition of Washington with support from the Washington State Department of Health and the GroupHealth Foundation, will be held Friday, October 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Westin Seattle. This clinically focused event is expected to cover recent outbreaks in the state, what’s new in immunizations and communicating with vaccine-hesitant parents, among other topics.

The cost to attend is $100 before 5 p.m. on Oct. 17. If the event is not sold out prior to the start, on-site registration will be available for $150. Registration includes continuing education credits, breakfast, snacks, lunch and a hosted afternoon reception.

Learn more and register at the event’s website.

Vaccine Updates

WA DOH Releases final Meningococcal B Vaccine Clinical Guidance document – 2/11/2016

 

Vaccine Resources

Washington State Department of Health

Washington State Immunization Information System
Immunization News and Hot Topics
For Adults
For Children
Immunization Forms and Publications
Vaccine Advisory Committee – (two WAFP members serve on this committee which provides recommendations to the State Health Officer on appropriate medical interventions to control vaccine-preventable diseases)

Washington Vaccine Association