Grand Salon E
Thursday, March 20, 2008: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

L3: Disease Surveillance, Coverage Assessment, Implmentation: Three Aspects of Adult Immunization

Presenters in this workshop will discuss 1) Adult vaccination levels from the Adult module of the National Immunization Survey, reasons for non-vaccination, and vaccination-related knowledge and practices among U.S. adults, 2) the implementation of an adult herpes zoster surveillance system in a local jurisdiction, and 3) issues related to the recommendations for zoster vaccine and the implementation of zoster vaccination.
Moderator:Aisha Jumaan
10:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
10:35 AMAdult Vaccination Coverage, National Immunization Survey—Adult, 2007
Gary L. Euler, Pengjun Lu
10:50 AMImplementation of Adult Herpes Zoster Surveillance in West Philadelphia
Niya Spells, Priya Abraham, Dana Perella, Mia Renwick, Barbara Watson
11:05 AMHerpes Zoster Vaccine — Implementation Issues
Rafael Harpaz
11:20 AMDiscussion

The 42nd National Immunization Conference (NIC) of CDC