Influenza Vaccination Resources

Influenza Disease and Vaccination Resources

Flu Activity and Surveillance
CDC collects, compiles and analyzes information on influenza activity year round in the United States
Collected by the Influenza Branch at CDC

Influenza Vaccination Resources for Health Professionals
A summary of influenza vaccine resources including information about vaccine administration, target groups, supply, storage & handling, and patient education materials.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)

Influenza Vaccination Pocket Information Guide
Order laminated pocket guides for front-line healthcare personnel with information on indications and contraindications for the vaccines, information on targeted populations to be vaccinated, details on how to administer the vaccines, and talking points for patients.
National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit

Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Inactivated Injectable Influenza Vaccination
A self-screening tool to help patients determine if contraindications to IIV exist; includes a separate section to explain answers to the healthcare provider
Immunization Action Coalition

Screening Checklist for Contraindications to Live Attenuated Intranasal Influenza Vaccine
A self-screening tool to help patients determine if contraindications to LAIV exist; includes a separate section to explain answers to the healthcare providers
Immunization Action Coalition

Standing Orders for Administering Influenza Vaccine to Children and Adolescents
A useful tool incorporating procedures to allow non-physician healthcare providers to administer vaccine under physician supervision (where allowed under state law or rule)
Immunization Action Coalition

Standing Orders for Administering Influenza Vaccine to Adults
A useful tool incorporating procedures to allow non-physician healthcare providers to administer vaccine under physician supervision (where allowed under state law or rule)
Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) for Inactivated Influenza Vaccine
Federal law requires all providers to give this statement to their patients (or parent/legal representative of a minor child) before administering the vaccine
Immunization Action Coalition [other languages]

Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) for Live, Intranasal Influenza Vaccine
Federal law requires all providers to give this statement to their patients (or parent/legal representative of a minor child) before administering the vaccine
Immunization Action Coalition [other languages]

Quick Reference Information: Medicare Immunization Billing
This two-sided job aid gives Medicare fee-for-service physicians, providers, suppliers, and other health care professionals with quick information to assist with filing claims for the influenza, pneumococcal, and hepatitis B vaccines and their administration
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services