Shingles 2.0 : What You Need to Know

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 – 12:00 noon PT

Guest Speaker: Mark Sawyer, MD, FAAP

 Presentation may be downloaded here:  Shingles 2.0: What You Need To Know – April 4, 2018

PDF of presentation: Slides

Did you know that 1 in 3 adults will get shingles in their lifetime, but less than 30% of older adults get vaccinated? Join the California Immunization Coalition Education Hour to learn more about Herpes Zoster disease and epidemiology, new ACIP recommendations for vaccination, and messaging about the new Shingrix vaccine. Join us today at noon (PT) for updates on the new vaccine to protect those at risk for this disease.

Moderated by Meg Dorsey, RN, PHN and featuring guest speaker,  Mark Sawyer, MD, FAAP

Objectives:

  • Explain the clinical benefits and recommendations for administration of Shingrix, the new shingles vaccine
  • Explain the differences between Shingrix and Zostavax vaccines
  • Create and/or implement effective messaging to staff and patients on the benefits of the new shingles vaccine

 Register Here

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Hepatitis A Outbreaks: Response and Prevention

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – 12:00 noon PT

View the Archived Presentation

Our most webinar focused on the current Hepatitis A outbreaks in California and strategies for response and prevention.

Objectives:
  • Describe Hepatitis A modes of transmission, morbidity and mortality
  • Describe the unique characteristics of the current California outbreak
  • Identify strategies that California counties have employed in response to this outbreak
  • Identify strategies to increase Hep A vaccination
Featured Presenters: 
Sayone Thihalolipavan, MD, MPH
Deputy Public Health Officer Public Health Services,

County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency

Sharon Balter, MD
Director, Acute Communicable Disease Control Program
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

 

 

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