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Where To Get a Flu Vaccine | National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) Resources | Flu Season Websites
What You Should Know About the Flu | Flu Vaccine Information
Information for Health Care Professionals | Flu Print Publications | Influenza Prevention Organizations
Where To Get a Flu Vaccine
The following resources may be used to find a vaccine clinic near you:
- Contact your health care provider
- Texas DSHS Health Service Regional Offices
- Texas Local Health Departments Offices
- Watch for advertisements in your local newspaper or clinics at community centers, churches, office parks, shopping malls, grocery store pharmacies, national pharmacy stores, etc.
National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) Resources
Below are several resources we welcome providers and health care facilities to use in the promotion of National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), scheduled for December 8-14, 2013.
Flu Season Websites
||Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS):
Texas DSHS – Infectious Disease Control Unit (IDCU):
Flu Surveillance Homepage
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
CDC Seasonal Flu Homepage
What You Should Know About the Flu
Flu Vaccine Information
Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) and Addendums
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Influenza Virus Vaccine Information
Children & Adolescents:
- Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, 2013
Information for Health Care Professionals
American Nurses Association (ANA)
Flu Print Publications
Health-care providers, child-care facilities, schools, etc. interested in ordering the below materials in bulk can do so via our online order form.
Influenza Prevention Organizations
Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases' (NFID) Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition (CIIC) is made up of 25 of the nation's leading public health, medical, patient and parent groups. The CIIC mission is to protect infants, children and adolescents from influenza by communicating with "one strong voice" the need to make influenza immunization a national health priority.
Families Fighting Flu
A non-profit organization made up of families and pediatricians who have experienced first-hand loss of a child to the flu or have had a child experience severe medical complications from the flu...dedicated to providing comfort to one another and to encouraging everyone to vaccinate their children against the flu every year.
National Influenza Vaccine Summit - "Prevent Influenza Now!"
The National Influenza Vaccine Summit, started in the year 2000, is co-sponsored by the American Medical Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Summit is an action-oriented entity with over 400 members who represent over 100 public and private organizations with an interest in addressing and resolving influenza and influenza vaccine issues.
External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to people with disabilities.
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