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#FightFlu Digital Campaign Toolkit

#FightFlu Digital Campaign Toolkit

CDC’s 2018-2019 Flu Campaign Toolkit As you gear up for the 2018 - 2019 flu season, be sure to check out CDC’s Campaign Toolkit The toolkit includes social media content, posters, website assets and important events. What is new this flu season? • Flu vaccines have...

Getting Out Into the Community….

Getting Out Into the Community….

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network - Nebraska team attended the PATCH (Planned Approach to Community Health) Health Fair in Norfolk, Nebraska in mid-September. "Our goal was to connect with and engage fair attendees to educate and improve their knowledge of...

It’s Flu Vaccination Season!

It’s Flu Vaccination Season!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) hosted  their annual press conference to kickoff flu vaccination season last week. CDC recommends that people get a flu vaccine by the end of October before...

Vaccines are Important for Adults, Too

Vaccines are Important for Adults, Too

As National Immunization Awareness Month comes to a close, we want to extend our appreciation for your efforts to draw attention to the need for vaccination for all persons. The final week of August emphasizes that 'vaccines are needed for adults, too'. Often, when we...

Ensure Your Patients are Protected from Pneumoccocal Disease

Ensure Your Patients are Protected from Pneumoccocal Disease

Pneumonia causes more than a million hospitalizations and more than 50,000 deaths each year.¹ How is your pharmacy prepared to prevent this deadly disease? Focus On Pneumococcal Vaccines for Adults is a reference resource from the American Pharmacy Association (APhA)...

Immunizations are Not Just for Children

Immunizations are Not Just for Children

Immunizations not only help your body fight off disease, they help prevent you from spreading them. Though many people associate immunizations with children, as you age many vaccinations wear off and you may need new or booster shots. Based on your age, health...

National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month August is right around the corner. To help identify resources and to assist with messaging, be sure to access the 2018 National Immunization Awareness Toolkit. The toolkit will help you devise a plan to promote the...

Alternatives to Antibiotics: Home Care for Common Viruses

Alternatives to Antibiotics: Home Care for Common Viruses

  Whether a skeptic or a fanatic, home remedies and miracle treatments for everything from weight loss to cancer is at our fingertips.  Healthcare professionals carry the burden of educating the consumer on fact versus fiction, especially when it comes to managing...

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