Grand Salon D
Wednesday, March 19, 2008: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

H4: Vaccine Storage and Handling

Presenters in this workshop will discuss variability of vaccine storage and handling policies across grantees, one grantee’s approach to evaluating storage errors to inform policy implementation, the use of automated temperature monitoring in smaller practices, and errors in response to power outages unnecessarily leading to vaccine loss.
Moderator:Gregory Wallace
11:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
11:05 AMThe Perceived Importance of Vaccine Storage Problems and the Variability of Policies and Procedures for Vaccine Storage and Handling Among City and State Immunization Projects in the United States
Kelly L. Moore, Katelyn B. Wells
11:20 AMStorage and handling: from science to policy
Howard Backer, Sandra Jo Hammer, Steven Vantine
11:35 AMAutomated Temperature Monitoring Systems for Vaccine Storage
Debbie Jo Trinidade
11:50 AMDiscussion

The 42nd National Immunization Conference (NIC) of CDC