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NEW VACCINE RESOURCES

Updated Talking Points on COVID-19 Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness

Public Health Communications Collaborative (PHCC) has updated its Talking Points on Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness to help you address vaccination misinformation in your community and underscore the importance of staying up-to-date on COVID-19 vaccination.

Access the updated talking points on vaccine safety and effectiveness

Free, Online Vaccine Course Now Available – The Vaccine Quest

Voices for Vaccines has officially launched its Vaccines 101 course titled, The Vaccine Quest. This free online course guides any learner through the basics of vaccines and the immune system, including:

  • what your body does with vaccine ingredients

  • how can I tell good science from bad science

  • how do humans assess risk

  • what is in a vaccine and why is it there

  • what diseases do vaccines protect people from

Enroll in the Vaccine Quest online course here

ICLAC Website, Facebook, and LinkedIn Pages Now Live!

Stay current with the Immunization Coalition of Los Angeles County’s updated website ImmunizeLAC.org for additional resources and be sure to follow ICLAC updates via Facebook and LinkedIn!

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month is a perfect opportunity to raise awareness about cervical cancer and HPV vaccination. The HPV vaccine protects against the types of HPV that most often cause cervical cancers. Learn more about cervical cancer awareness including resources from the National Cervical Cancer Coalition.

New Video: CDPH Partners with Surgeon General and Doctors to Share Tips for Fighting Winter Viruses

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has partnered with California’s Office of the Surgeon General and physicians from Sutter Health, Dignity Health, Adventist Health, and UC Davis Children’s Hospital to share 5 tips for reducing the spread of respiratory viruses circulating in California.

Watch and Share the video on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Newly updated “65+ Flu Defense” Health Provider Website

To assist you in maximizing protection for patients, Immunize.org, in collaboration with Seqirus, has updated the “65+ Flu Defense” website at www.influenza-defense.org.

This helpful site includes information, tools, and tips for communicating with individuals age 65 and older about the scope and severity of influenza.


NEW EVENTS, WEBINARS, TOWN HALLS

Racial Healing for Health

January 17, 2023
12:00pm PT / 3:00pm ET
Register Here

Healing from the injustices of racism and other forms of oppression is essential for health equity. Created by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the National Day of Racial healing calls for communities to address racial healing to create a more just and equitable world. Join us and two racial justice champions as we observe this day with our webinar, Racial healing for health. Both guests will share strategies to promote racial healing in any community.

Preventing Cancer Through Vaccination

January 18, 2023
4:00pm PT / 7pm ET
Register Here

Voices for Vaccines next Vax Ambassador meeting, Preventing Cancer through Vaccination, will be a science-based and personal journey about vaccination as cancer prevention. Disparities in vaccine access and acceptance create health equity problems in this arena. Learn how to overcome these disparities to achieve better health outcomes for all.

NHMA Virtual Briefing Series Session #19: Tridemic

January 31, 2023
12:00pm PT / 3:00pm ET
Register Here

Join National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) and experts on Flu, COVID-19, and RSV to explore how healthcare workers and physicians can help Latine patients navigate the Tridemic.

Enhancing Prevention Strategies and Health Outcomes through Bilingual COVID-19 Resources

February 7, 2023
9:00am PT / 12:00pm ET
Register Here

During this webinar, you will hear from an HHS speaker who will provide an overview of the bi- lingual materials developed for this campaign. Trini Solis M.D., M.P.H will discuss best practices and strategies for how physicians can promote preventive health behaviors to their patients this winter.

Any guidance provided is as of:

January 10, 2023

We are working hard to make sure we provide the most accurate information, but please note that the situation is constantly developing so what is shared above is subject to change. Please check www.VaccinateLACounty.com for current information.

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