What’s New with Flu? CDC’s Recommendations and Communication Plans for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season – Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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What’s New With Flu? CDC’s Recommendations and Communication Plans for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season

Originally aired on Wednesday, July 19, 2015 – 11:00 am – 12:00 noon Pacific / 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

Note: We experienced some capacity issues on our phone lines and we deeply regret the inconvenience to several dozen participants.  Please accept our apology and know that we will work to make sure this does not occur during our next webinar in September.   Thank you for your patience. 

Our August 2015 VICNetwork Webinar focused on what’s new with this year’s flu vaccine along with highlights for communication plans by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and partners and updated resources that will help you with your national, state and local influenza vaccination promotion efforts.

Archived broadcast and slides can be found here – August 19 webinar

Speakers:

Alicia M. Fry, MD, MPH, Medical officer and team lead for the Influenza Prevention and Control Team, Epidemiology and Prevention Branch, Influenza Division, within CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD).

Cindy Alvarez – Health Communication Specialist in the Health Communication Science Office for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Objectives:

  •  Summarize the number of deaths and hospitalizations averted in previous flu seasons
  • Provide an update on Influenza vaccination recommendations, formulations and supply 2015-2016 flu season
  • Highlight key communication considerations and planned strategies for the 2015-2016 flu season

Questions?  [email protected] 

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Register for the VICNetwork Webinar on Thursday, July 16, 2015 – 11am PT / 2pm ET – Social Media Strategies for Public Health Messages

Social Media Strategies for Public Health Messages

 Featuring Tools and Resources for Promoting National Immunization Awareness Month!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

11:00 am – 12:00 noon Pacific / 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

Please join us on Thursday, July 16 for the next VICNetwork Webinar which will focus on developing social media strategies and message development that will support your efforts in public health communication. Presentations will include tools you can use to reach your intended audiences, how to engage the disengaged, tips for getting ahead of your ‘naysayers’ and new digital and social media resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

We will also be bringing you information about National Immunization Awareness Month that takes place in August and share our updated #NIAM15 Communication Toolkit to help promote immunization awareness across the lifespan.

Please register today by clicking on Register Now and visit the VICNetwork website to view past webinars and keep up with other immunization and public health communication opportunities.

Speakers:

Katerina Hamelin, Associate Consultant, Digital Strategy, APCO Worldwide

Maureen Marshall, MS, Health Communication Specialist, Center for Disease Control and Prevention,  National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases.

Ian Branam, MA, Health Communication Specialist, Contractor, Northrop Grumman, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Nancy Erickson, Communication Director,  Vermont Department of Health

Objectives:

  • Inform public health professionals and health communication specialists of the value of social media
  • Explore best practices for effective and impactful social media use in the workplace
  • Define tools and tactics for using social media efficiently
  • Identify the latest social media resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Review tools, resources and key messages for National Immunization Awareness Month (#NIAM15 )

Register Now

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VICNetwork Webinar: Social Media Strategies for Public Health Messages – Thurs., July 16 – 11am PT / 2pm ET

Social Media Strategies for Public Health Messages

 Featuring Tools and Resources for Promoting National Immunization Awareness Month!

 SAVE THE DATE

 Thursday, July 16, 2015

11:00 am – 12:00 noon Pacific / 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

Please join us on Thursday, July 16 for the next VICNetwork Webinar which will feature presentations on developing social media messages and strategies that will support your efforts in public health communication.  Presentations will include tools you can use to reach your intended audiences, how to engage the disengaged, tips for getting ahead of your ‘naysayers’ and new digital and social media resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

We will also be bringing you information about National Immunization Awareness Month that takes place in August and share our updated #NIAM15 Communication Toolkit to help promote immunization awareness across the lifespan.

Mark your calendar OR get a jump on the week and go ahead and register today! We will send additional information about speakers and objectives for the program early next week.

Register Now

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A New Campaign to Protect Babies from Whooping Cough: Resources for National Infant Immunization Week and Beyond

The archived recording of our latest webinar is now available.

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VICNetwork Webinar – A New Campaign to Protect Babies from Whooping Cough: Resources for National Infant Immunization Week and Beyond

Thanks to the speakers and all attendees that were able to participate in our latest webinar. If you were able to join us, please complete the online evaluation.

For those that missed the webinar, the archived recording and a copy of the slides will be posted here soon.

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