Rotavirus Vaccine Storage and Handling

Vaccine Storage and Handling
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Proper vaccine storage and handling practices play a very important role in protecting individuals and communities from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Rotavirus Vaccine Storage and Handling

Rotavirus vaccine must be kept at refrigerator temperatures. Below are links to two documents that outline temperature and storage best practices for refrigerated vaccines.

Vaccine Storage and Handling

The Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit is a comprehensive resource for healthcare providers on recommendations and best practices for:

  • Managing vaccine inventory and transport
  • Storing and preparing vaccine
  • Monitoring vaccine temperature
  • Using and maintaining storage unit temperature monitoring equipment
  • Preparing for emergency storage, handling, and transport situations
  • Developing standard operating procedures for routine and emergency vaccine management and training staff

Also see Vaccine Storage and Handling Recommendations and Guidelines.

Page last reviewed: March 25, 2021