2018-2019 Information for Health Care Professionals
Whether you’re a primary care physician, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care professional (HCP), you play a significant role in helping protect your patients against influenza. The best available protection is annual influenza vaccination for all patients ages 6 months and older.
“Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 2018–19 Influenza Season” has been published. CDC recommends annual influenza vaccination for everyone 6 months and older with any licensed, age-appropriate flu vaccine (IIV, RIV4, or LAIV4) with no preference expressed for any one vaccine over another. More information about the upcoming 2018-2019 flu season is available.
- CDC Seasonal Flu Information for Health Professionals
- Tools to Prepare You Practice for Flu Season
- Information on Proper Vaccine Administration
- ACIP Recommendation: Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines, 2018-19
- TABLE 1. Influenza vaccines — United States, 2018–19 influenza season
- MMWR: Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 2018–19 Influenza Season
- Page last reviewed: September 7, 2018
- Page last updated: September 7, 2018
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
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