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Wisconsin Immunization Program Update

Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Registration for HPV Vaccine Summits is open!

 

The 2017 HPV Summits will be held on Wednesday October 18th in Green Bay and October 26th in Eau Claire. Continuing education credits are available through the collaboration of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Badger Bay. For more information, please visit the Summit web page.


Vaccine-Preventable Disease update

Minnesota announced the measles outbreak over as of August 25, 2017. Wisconsin had no cases.

Pertussis activity remains low in Wisconsin.

No outbreak-related mumps cases have been reported since May 2017.

Please visit the monthly pertussis report and the mumps update for the most up-to-date information.


Reminder to read all WIR announcements

 

Since mid-August, a number of important WIR announcements have been made within the system. Please take a few minutes to log-into WIR and review the following announcements:

 

  • WIR training dates (8/16)
  • information for the WIR user group meetings (8/29-9/5)
  • Trumenba two and three dose schedule (8/31)
  • 2017-18 Flu transfers (9/5)

 


Posted recording of webinar: Adult Immunization Best Practices

 

The adult immunization best practices webcast from August 23, 2017 was recorded and is available at: https://connect.wisconsin.gov/p43gliwnp85/

 

Local health departments can find presenter slides on Sharepoint.