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February 10, 2020

The 2020 child and adolescent immunization schedule released earlier this week includes changes to recommendations for hepatitis A and tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines. In addition, the terms “individual clinical decision-making” and “clinical discretion” have been replaced with “shared clinical decision-making.” The 2020 schedule has been approved by the Academy, the Advisory Committee […]

December 27, 2019

Join us at the Celebrate Immunization Rally at the Capitol! Tuesday, February 18, 2020 (from 11-11:30 a.m.) will be the state’s biggest show of support for immunizations and their power to protect every Minnesota community from vaccine-preventable diseases. Stand alongside parents and other medical providers at the Minnesota State Capitol rotunda for the Celebrate Immunization Rally! MNAAP is a […]

November 18, 2019

Following the 2017 measles outbreak, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Somali outreach staff conducted a telephone survey with 300 Somali Minnesota families who had previously delayed vaccination with the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. The results of this survey have been shared through an infographic available in English and Somali. The infographic provides useful […]

October 18, 2019

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reports that influenza activity in the state for the week ending Oct. 5 was sporadic, making this a good window of time to remind patients and their caregivers to get the influenza vaccine. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continues to recommend routine influenza immunization of all children without medical contraindications, starting […]

September 8, 2019

The Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) are seeking to partner with pediatricians, pediatric providers and/or pediatric clinics interested in increasing adolescent immunization rates by implementing vaccine recall/reminder messages. The target population is 11-13 year-olds who do not have documentation of HPV 1, Tdap, HPV2 or MCV/MCV4. […]

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