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Ohio Chapter AAP Launches Fast VAX App

Thursday, October 13, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kia LaBracke
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The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has developed a new mobile app called "Fast VAX Facts," a tool aimed at educating parents and assisting primary care providers with effective and credible immunization resources. It is a free download and is available in the App Store or on Google Play.

For Providers:

  • Information on immunization safety concerns to share with parents on a tablet in your office
  • The ability to share facts and resources directly from the app screen
  • Conversation tactics to combat refusal

For Parents:

  • A series of short videos recorded by a pediatrician on targeted topics that address the most common immunization questions and concerns.
  • An interactive immunization schedule customized by child’s age
  • Trusted answers to frequently asked questions
  • Breaking news alerts on outbreaks, new research and other important immunization headlines
  • Pediatrician-approved links and resources
  • Ability to share reliable facts and resources with friends and family at the push of a button