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    Immunization Branch
    Central Office
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, Texas 78756

    Phone: (512) 776-3711
    Fax: (512) 458-7288

    TVFC Provider Enrollment Fax: (512) 776-7743

2013-2014 Texas Influenza (Flu) Season

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On this page:
Where To Get a Flu Vaccine  |  Flu Season Websites |  What You Should Know About the Flu
Flu Vaccine Information  |  Information for Health Care Professionals  |  Flu Print Publications  
Influenza Prevention Organizations


top of pageWhere To Get a Flu Vaccine

The following resources may be used to find a vaccine clinic near you:

Learn about Who Needs A Flu Vaccine.
http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/whoshouldvax.htm


top of pageFlu Season Websites

TexasFlu.Org logo Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS):
TexasFlu.org
Pregnant? Get flu facts at Protect2.org Texas DSHS – "Protect Two from the Flu":
Protect2.org

Texas DSHS – Infectious Disease Control Unit (IDCU):
Flu Surveillance Homepage

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Link to domain outside of TDH.CDC Seasonal Flu Homepage


top of pageWhat You Should Know About the Flu

The Flu I.Q. widget is an interactive quiz to test your flu knowledge.


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Flu Vaccine Information

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) and Addendums

Inactivated Influenza
(Interim) revised 07/26/13

English:

Español:

Live, Intranasal Influenza
(Interim) revised 07/26/13

English:

Español:

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Influenza Virus Vaccine Information

Immunization Recommendations

Children & Adolescents:

Adults:

  • Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, 2013 


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Information for Health Care Professionals

CDC Resources

Link to domain outside of TDH.Flu Vaccination Resources (main) Link to domain outside of TDH.Infection Control Link to domain outside of TDH.Clinical Descriptions & Diagnosis Link to domain outside of TDH.Treatment
Link to domain outside of TDH.Lab Diagnosis Link to domain outside of TDH.Free Flu Materials Link to domain outside of TDH.Communications for Providers Link to domain outside of TDH.Training
Link to domain outside of TDH.References and Resources Link to domain outside of TDH.Surveillance Link to domain outside of TDH.ACIP Recommendations Link to domain outside of TDH.Vaccine Supply, Ordering, & Distribution
Link to domain outside of TDH.Vaccine Storage & Handling Link to domain outside of TDH.Vaccine Effectiveness & Safety Link to domain outside of TDH.Vaccine Composition Link to domain outside of TDH.Patient & Provider Education

American Nurses Association (ANA)


Top of PageFlu 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.

Stock # Title
11-13710 Fight the Flu Brochure (English) revised 10/12
11-13710A Fight the Flu Brochure (Spanish) revised 10/12
11-14015P "Fight The Flu"-Poster - 18 " x 25" (Bilingual) revised 11/12
11-13338 Flu Fighters Activity Book (Bilingual) revised 01/10

Top of PageInfluenza Prevention Organizations 

Link to domain outside of TDH.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.

Link to domain outside of TDH.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.

Link to domain outside of TDH.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.


*Please note:
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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Last updated February 06, 2014