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Purpose, Target Audience, Glossary, Definition


To provide information for planning and conducting school-located influenza vaccination clinics.

Target Audience

Primarily state and local public health department immunization and preparedness staff who are responsible for carrying out influenza vaccination, but also education officials, school nurses, and others who are interested in planning and carrying out such activities.


  • ACIP: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
  • CCV: Commercial Community Vaccinator
  • CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CFR: Code of Federal Regulations
  • CRA: Countermeasure and Response Administration
  • EMAC: Emergency Management Assistance Compact
  • FDA: Food and Drug Administration
  • FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • IIS: Immunization Information System
  • LAIV: Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine
  • MSF: Medical Services Firm
  • NACCHO: National Association of County and City Health Officials
  • NEMA: National Emergency Management Association
  • PREP Act: Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act
  • RBC: Retail-based clinic
  • SLV: School-located vaccination
  • TIV: Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine
  • UCC: Urgent care clinic
  • VAERS: Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
  • VHP: Volunteer health professionals
  • VIS: Vaccine Information Statement
  • VPA: Volunteer Protection Act


School-located vaccination (SLV):

Vaccination that is:

  • Administered on school grounds
  • Targets enrolled students and potentially others
  • Held before, during, and/or after school hours
  • Often involves collaboration between public health departments and public and private schools/school districts
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