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

Originally aired: March 4, 2015

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This webinar provided a background on National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW); highlighted CDC resources available to help plan NIIW events; reviewed the recommendation for Tdap vaccination during the 3rd trimester of every pregnancy; shared findings from CDC research about Tdap vaccine during pregnancy, including how those research findings have informed our communication efforts; and discussed how to access and share educational materials available from CDC.

Featured Speakers

Jenny Mullen
Lead for the Childhood Immunizations Communication Team
NCIRD’s Health Communication Science Office

Allison Kennedy Fisher
Health Communications Specialist
CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

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Are You Ready for Flu? CDC’s Recommendations and Communication Plans for the 2014-2015 Influenza Season

Originally aired: August 13, 2014

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This webinar provided influenza vaccination recommendations formulations and supply for the 2014-2015 flu season; key communication considerations and planned strategies for the 2014-2015 flu season; and grassroots approaches for effectively reaching disparate populations with flu vaccination messages.

Featured Speakers:

Joseph Bresee, M.D., FAAP
Chief of the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch in CDC’s Influenza Division

Cindy Fowler
Health Communication Specialist
Health Communication Science Office for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Carlos Velázquez, MA
Project Director
CDC’s National Influenza Vaccination Promotion Campaign for Health Disparate Populations

Blake Harper, MPH
Project Manager
Kauffman and Associates, Inc.

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Measles 2014 Update: Clinical Presentation, Outbreaks, Vaccination Recommendations, and Patient Management

Originally aired: June 19, 2014

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This webinar provided a brief background on measles including a description of the disease, clinical presentation, and complications; outlined the current status of measles outbreaks in the United States; reviewed CDC vaccination recommendations for the general public and international travelers; explained the guidelines for evaluating, diagnosing and managing patients with measles; highlighted communication resources for doctors and other healthcare professionals and the public; and provided an update on the 2014 version of the National Immunization Awareness Month Toolkit.

Featured Speaker:

Amy Parker Fiebelkorn, M.S.N., M.P.H.
Epidemiologist
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

 

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Adults Need Vaccines Too? Strategies to Increase Immunization Awareness and Vaccination Rates

Originally aired: March 20, 2014

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This webinar described the current context of adult immunization including the CDC recommended schedule, vaccination rates, and burden of disease; provided information on recently updated Standards for Adult Immunization Practice; provided an overview of CDC research on adult immunization communication; and shared best practices, evidence-based strategies, and communication resources to support healthcare and public health professionals in educating and encouraging adults to get vaccinated.

Featured Speakers:

Carolyn Bridges, MD 
Associate Director of Adult Immunizations
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Services (NCIRD)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Aparna Ramakrishnan, MA, MSW
Senior Health Communication Specialist
Northrop Grumman for the Health Communication Science Office at NCIRD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michelle Basket
Lead Health Communication Specialist
NCIRD Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention…So what’s the hold up?

Originally aired: January 28, 2014

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This webinar described the burden of HPV infection and related disease; provided information about HPV vaccination, including recommendations, safety, and impact; shared and employed best practices for HPV vaccine communication and strong recommendations; and utilized CDC’s HPV vaccine communication products and messages.

Featured Speakers:

Anne Schuchat, M.D.
Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Rear Admiral, US Public Health Service

Jill B. Roark, MPH
Project Manager, Carter Consulting Inc
Health Communication Science Office
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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