Bayou A
Wednesday, May 12, 2004: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM

D3: Influenza Vaccination: Reaching Target Groups

The influenza vaccination recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices are focused on specific target groups. Presenters in this workshop will highlight processes for identifying and vaccinating individuals in 3 of those target groups: infants and children 6-23 months old, health care providers, and adults with medical risk factors.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to describe procedures for identifying and vaccinating individuals among target groups.

Moderator:Ray Strikas
2:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:15 PMFeasibility of Influenza Immunization for Children 6-23 Months in the Inner City
Chyongchiou J. Lin, Mary Patricia Nowalk, Richard K. Zimmerman, Alejandro Hoberman, David P. Greenberg, Stuart T. Weinberg
2:30 PMFlu Shots for Health Care Providers a Strategy That Works
Mary Koslap-Petraco, Linda Mermelstein
2:45 PMScreening for High Risk Status...Who received a flu shot in December?
Kristin L Kazem
3:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC