Register for the VICNetwork Webinar on Promoting National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week 2016
 Resources and materials to help you highlight the importance of infant immunizations during this annual observance
NIIW is the week of April 16-23!
Webinar is Thursday, February 4, 2016 11:00 am PT/ 2:00 pm ET

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to promote the benefits of immunizations and to improve the health of children two years old or younger. Since 1994, local and state health departments, national immunization partners, healthcare professionals, community leaders from across the United States, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have worked together through NIIW to highlight the positive impact of vaccination on the lives of infants and children, and to call attention to immunization achievements.

Presenters will share resources that will support your planning efforts for the 2016 NIIW campaign and will highlight planned national projects that will complement state and local efforts.

 

Objectives:

  • Overview of NIIW goals and purpose
  • Key dates and resources for the CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award
  • Highlight CDC materials available for use in planning and conducting your NIIW events
  • NIIW success stories from program and coalition colleagues at the state level
 Presenters:
 
Dave McCormick, (Director of the Indiana Immunization Division), Indiana Immunization Program Manager
Lisa Robertson (Executive Director), Indiana Immunization Coalition
Jill Woodard, Northrop Grumman Health Research Associate working at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a contractor.
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What’s New With Flu? CDC’s Recommendations and Communication Plans for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season

What’s New With Flu? CDC’s Recommendations and Communication Plans for the 2015-2016 Influenza Season was presented on Wednesday, July 19, 2015 at 11:00 am – 12:00 noon Pacific / 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

This webinar was the latest in a series of VICNetwork webinars and our August presentation focused on what’s new with this year’s flu vaccine along with updates on the 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.

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).
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Originally aired: Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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Resources: 

Interim Guidance for the Use of Masks to Control Influenza Transmission

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/infectioncontrol/maskguidance.htm

 

 

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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.

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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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Social Media Strategies for Public Health Messages  – Featuring Tools and Resources for Promoting National Immunization Awareness Month!

Our July 2015 webinar focused on developing social media strategies and message development that can help support your efforts in public health communication. Presentation include tools you can use to reach your intended audiences, 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.

Presenters also shared information about National Immunization Awareness Month that takes place in August and shared our updated #NIAM15 Communication Toolkit to help promote immunization awareness across the lifespan.

Originally aired: Thursday, July 16, 2015

 

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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 )

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