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Adolescent Immunization Toolkit: Tools & Resources for Vaccinating Adolescents in Michigan

preteen girlIn recent years more vaccines have become available to protect pre-teens and adolescents from serious diseases.  The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) follows recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the Society for Adolescent Medicine (SAM), and other professional medical organizations recommend that providers vaccinate based on current ACIP recommendations.  In doing so, Michigan's school immunization requirements will be met.

This toolkit contains links to resources for immunization providers in Michigan, in order to prepare for an influx of adolescent patients who need vaccines.  Providers and local health departments are urged to start vaccination efforts now.  For more information on school reporting, please contact the immunization program at your local health department. 

Table of Contents
Immunization Schedules
Storage and Handling
Vaccine Administration
Vaccine Safety / Patient Education

School Immunization Rules
Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program Information
Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR)
Adolescent Immunization Data (Updated!) 
 
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)
MDCH Contact Information
Evaluation Survey 

Immunization Schedules 

Storage and Handling 

Vaccine Administration

 

Quick Looks

 

Standing Orders

Additional Vaccine Administration Information

 

Vaccine Safety / Patient Education  teens in huddle

 

Letters, Practice Newsletters, and E-mail Reminders to Parents

Posters, Flyers & Brochures for Parents

 

Posters, Flyers & Brochures for Pre-Teens and Teens

 

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)

 

Websites & Other Resources

School Immunization Rules

Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program Information

 

For Providers

 

For Parents

 

 

Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR)  

 

Adolescent Immunization Data

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) 

Couldn't find what you were looking for? Contact Courtnay Londo, Adolescent Immunization Coordinator.

Please complete a short evaluation survey on the Adolescent Immunization Toolkit.  It will only take 5 minutes!