Online & In-The-Know: Shingles and Vaccination

This presentation will discuss herpes zoster and its complications. We will discuss the current approved vaccine (RZV) for the prevention of Shingles, patient expectations and strategies for second dose completion. The presenter will also discuss immunization rates among the current population and what the impact of lowering the age recommendation from 60 to 50 regarding […]

2 by 10: Improved Best Practices for Routine HPV Vaccination

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is critical in the fight against cancer to protect the individual and create community immunity. However, immunization rates are dangerously low. Only about half of adolescents in South Dakota are fully vaccinated against HPV. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a decrease in routine immunization rates in particular adolescents, including […]

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2 by 10: Improved Best Practices for Routine HPV Vaccination

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination is critical in the fight against cancer to protect the individual and create community immunity. However, immunization rates are dangerously low. Only about half of adolescents in South Dakota are fully vaccinated against HPV. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a decrease in routine immunization rates in particular adolescents, including […]

Online & in-the-know: Building the Pro-Vaccine Movement: Examples of Effective Advocacy

Building the Pro-Vaccine Movement: Examples of Effective Advocacy The latest session of Online & In-the-Know is for new and experienced advocates for vaccines and strong public health policies. The presenter will introduce SAFE Communities Coalition and explain SAFE's work to develop state-level coalitions driven by volunteer parents, family members, health professionals, nonprofit organizations, faith groups, […]