FAQs, Recommendations, Alerts
- Control of Influenza and Pneumococcal Disease in Long-Term Care Facilities
- MDPH 2012-2013 Recommendations and Resources for the Control of Influenza
- 2014-2015 Flu Season ACIP Recommendations: Prevention and Control of Influenza with Vaccines
- 2010 ACIP Statement: Prevention and Control of Influenza with Vaccines
- Seasonal Flu Vaccination Resources for Health Professionals (CDC)
- Strategies for Increasing Adult Immunization Rates (CDC)
- Guidelines for Compliance with State and Federal Requirements (RTF)
- Influenza Vaccination of Health-Care Personnel, Recommendations of the HICPAC and ACIP (PDF)
- Flu Vaccine Safety Summary for Clinicians (CDC)
Planning Clinics and Campaigns
- Flu Vaccine for Everyone: Reaching and Engaging Diverse Communities file size 3MB
file size 7MB
- ¡Vacuna contra la gripe para todos file size 2MB file size 5MB
- Vaccine Reimbursement Program for Public Providers
- CDC Guidelines for Large-Scale Influenza Vaccination Clinic Planning
- Best Practices (PDF)
- Screening Questionnaire for Inactivated Injectable Influenza Vaccination (PDF)
- Screening Questionnaire for Live Attenuated Intranasal Influenza Vaccination (PDF)
Vaccine Dosage and Administration
- Package Inserts for Influenza Vaccines
- Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS)
- Quick Guide to Dosage, Administration and Storage (CDC)
Model Standing Orders
- Standing Orders for Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV) (PDF)
- Standing Orders for Live, Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV) (PDF)
- General Protocols for Vaccine Storage, Administration Standing Orders and Mass Immunization Clinics (PDF)
- Emergency Treatment for Vaccine Reactions (Model Standing Orders) (PDF)
- Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine 23-Valent (PPSV23) (PDF)
Vaccine Information Statements (VIS), Screening Forms, and Consent Forms
- Vaccine Information Statement for LAIV
- Vaccine Information Statement for TIV
- Screening Forms in English and Spanish
- MDPH - Immunization Clinic Vaccine Administration Record (PDF)
- MDPH - Sample Provider Notification Letter (RTF)
- Sample Influenza Vaccine Declination Form (PDF)
- Directions for Screening, Consent and Permission Forms
- Withdrawal of Permission - Sample Form for Schools
- Flu Consent and Screening Combined
- Flu Consent LAIV
- Flu Consent TIV
Storage and Handling
Four MDPH educational webinars covering topics related to Vaccinator training are now available at the New England Alliance for Workforce Development website
- Vaccine and Medication Preparation and Administration
Speaker: Marie Regis, RN, DNP
- Planning a Clinic or EDS in Response to Infectious Disease, Emergency or Other Disaster
Speaker: Katie Reilly, RN, MPH
- All Staff Briefing and Just-In-Time Clinic Training
Speaker: Barbara Coughlin, RN
- Vaccine Management, Storage and Handling
Speaker: Bob Morrison
For up-to-date information for health care providers, please call the MDPH Division of Epidemiology and Immunization at 617-983-6800 or toll free at 888-658-2850.
This information is provided by within the Department of Public Health.
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