Adolescent and Pediatric Workgroup
About the Adolescent and Pediatric Workgroup
Collaborates on annual National and Statewide immunization observances among the community and health providers with the goal of promoting the importance of immunizing adolescents on time as per the schedule from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Representatives from Los Angeles County’ school based and Federally Qualified Health Centers, health plans, vaccine companies, and health department programs meet on quarterly basis to share best practice approaches to improving immunization coverage levels among infants, children, and adolescents ages 0-18 years old.
Current and Recent Activities
Collaborates to promote preteen Vaccine Week through social media and on organizational websites.
Collaborates to pilot test an automatic reminder/recall system in a sample of pediatric practices in Los Angeles County.
Collaborated on the design of an info-graphic promoting flu vaccinations for the 2020‐2021 influenza season.