Flu Vaccine Information
2023/2024 Flu Season Updates
Flu Vaccine Availability and Ordering
The flu vaccine is available to order by all VCVP and participating VAVP enrolled providers starting September 7. Offsite flu clinics are encouraged to increase access in your community.
Coadministration of Flu and other Recommended Vaccines
The coadministration of vaccines involves the practice of administering multiple vaccines during a single medical visit, often requiring multiple shots. It is crucial to follow best practices, including using separate syringes, avoiding the mixing of vaccines, ensuring different injection sites, and administering more painful vaccines last. COVID-19 vaccines can be given alongside other vaccines like the flu vaccine if the recipient is eligible, but considerations include the patient's vaccination status, the risk of vaccine-preventable diseases, and the reactogenicity profile of the vaccines. Administering COVID-19 vaccines and other reactogenic vaccines in different limbs is advisable due to potential enhanced local reactions. Learn More Here
RSV Vaccine Information
- Nirsevimab Administration Visual Guide
This decision tree offers guidance on when to administer Nirsevimab. The guide covers everything from calculating the right dosage to safe vaccine storage and injection techniques, ensuring that the vaccine is administered accurately and safely for the prevention of RSV in young patients.
- CDC: RSV Information for Health Care Providers
The CDC provides important information for healthcare providers regarding the administration of Nirsevimab and the prevention of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). This page highlights the recommendation for RSV vaccines for older adults, pregnant people, and infants, emphasizing the importance of healthcare provider recommendations and shared clinical decision-making.