Flu Vaccine Information
Welcome Volunteers! Thank you again for being a part of the Boston Coalition for Adult Immunization. The following documents will be helpful in preparing you for the vaccine clinic.
Administration of Influenza Immunizations
Fact Sheet About the Flu
“Evolution of a Pandemic” – WHO Publication about the H1N1 (Swine Flu) worldwide pandemic of the 2009-2010 season: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2010/9789241599924_eng.pdf
The CDC performs constant surveillance of influenza incidence and mortality: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/
According to the CDC, Fluzone, a higher dose vaccine will be available for adults 65 and over for the 2011-2012 flu season. This is an effort to increase immunity against the virus in the coming season to decrease the incidence of post-vaccine infection. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/vaccine/qa_fluzone.htm