On Tuesday, September 12, the CDC recommended that everyone 6 months and older receive either of the following updated COVID-19 vaccinations:
National Immunization Awareness Month is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of routine vaccination for people of all ages.
You know how challenging it has been to ensure your patients have been kept up to date on their vaccines. As we all prepare for school to start, and the approach of flu season, take advantage of resources from CDC and others to help get everyone up to date!
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is implementing three new diagnosis codes into the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) for reporting COVID-19 vaccination status, effective April 1, 2022.
HRSA has collaborated with the CDC to create a Checklist for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination. It includes helpful information and tips including resources, readiness reminders and guidance on vaccine supply and administration to children.