Delta Ballroom D
Tuesday, May 11, 2004: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM

B2: The 2003-4 Influenza Vaccination Season: Challenges and Opportunities for Addressing Vaccine Supply and Demand Issues

This workshop will highlight some of the challenges and strategies for responding to influenza outbreaks when there is increased demand for vaccine but vaccine supply is limited.
Learning Objectives: After attending this session, participants will be able to describe 2003-4 influenza vaccine supply issues and the need for effective partnering and communication strategies.

Moderator:Nicole Smith
2:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:15 PMOnline Surveys of Local Public Health Agencies: Effective Tools to Assess Influenza Vaccine Supply and Distribution
James Anthony Ransom, Nicole Smith, Xiaoya Du, Cynthia Phillips, Katherine Schaff
2:30 PM"Maximizing Influenza Vaccine Doses During Time of Increased Demand"
Andie Denious, Kathy Fredrickson
2:45 PMInfluenza Vaccine Supply and Demand among Pediatricians in December 2003
Maureen S. Kolasa, Paul Gangarosa, Paul M. Darden, Dena U. Neff
3:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC