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Help Kids Catch Up After Delays in Care

As schools begin to reopen, Margot Savoy, M.D., M.P.H., offers tips on how to catch kids up on vaccines after potential delays in preventive care from the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/20200826lv-backtoschool.html

CDC Examines California Rotavirus Outbreaks in Post-vaccine Era

The CDC's April 27 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report examined three rotavirus outbreaks in California in 2017 and found mostly mild to moderate illness among vaccinated and unvaccinated children and adults.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180509rotavirus.html

AAFP Hosts Webinar on Teen, Young Adult Preventive Care

On July 12, the AAFP will host a webinar from 11:30 a.m. to noon CDT that addresses clinical preventive service recommendations for adolescents and young adults.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20180703teenwebinar.html

Study Examines Fallout of California Vaccine Exemption Law

Study results show that although immunization rates for children entering kindergarten in California are near record levels, the number of medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations has increased substantially since a 2015 law banned nonmedical exemptions.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20181127califvaccstudy.html

CDC, AAFP Release 2019 Immunization Schedules

The CDC and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, together with the AAFP and other medical professional organizations, have released the 2019 adult and childhood immunization schedules.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190211immunskeds.html

ACIP Updates Japanese Encephalitis, Anthrax Vaccine Guidance

During the Feb. 27-28 meeting of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the group voted to update recommendations for the Japanese encephalitis vaccine, along with guidance on pre-exposure prophylaxis anthrax vaccination.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190306acipmtg.html

Arizona FPs Tackle Threat to Expand Vaccine Exemptions

Arizona legislators recently introduced three bills that would expand vaccine exemptions and create new challenges for health care professionals who administer vaccines.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190312vaccexempt.html

Expert Lists Ways to Boost Adolescent Immunization Rates

AAFP Vaccine Science Fellowship alumnus John Merrill-Steskal, M.D., of Ellensburg, Wash., recently took time to speak with AAFP News about strategies he uses to keep adolescent immunization rates high in his practice.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190424vaccineq-a.html

CDC Launches #HowIRecommend Vaccination Video Series

The CDC launched a new website for its #HowIRecommend videos series, featuring health care professionals talking about how they recommend vaccines to different types of patients.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190813reccvaccvideos.html

Study: Preterm Infants Less Likely to Be Fully Vaccinated

A recent study in Pediatrics found that more than half of all preterm infants had not received the full complement of vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices by age 19 months.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20190904pretermvax.html

Vaccine Coverage in Young Children Holding Steady

Two Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports issued last month offer a snapshot of vaccination coverage among young children in the United States. In particular, coverage rates for three vaccines children need to start school are holding steady at close to the desired 95% threshold.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20191106mmwrskidsvax.html

CDC Reports Mixed Progress Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

According to a newly released CDC report, on average, someone in the United States develops an antibiotic-resistant infection every 11 seconds, and every 15 minutes, someone dies from such an infection.

https://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20191126mmwr-antibx.html

Preconception Care (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/preconception-care.html

Immunizations Registry Information

Access the AAFP's tools to find immunization information for your state and identify populations at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/prevention-wellness/immunizations-vaccines/immunizations-registry-information.html

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Family Practice Management

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2005/0700

Outbreak Brings Patients Running for Vaccinations

As a hepatitis A outbreak in her state reaches 150 cases and counting, Kimberly Becher, M.D., wonders in this Fresh Perspectives blog post if media-induced hysteria might actually help overall vaccination rates.

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20180612fp-hepa.html

Sticking Point: How Do We Educate Vaccine-resistant Parents Without Driving Them Away?

Sticking Point: How Do We Educate Vaccine-resistant Parents Without Driving Them Away?

AAFP News : Fresh Perspectives: New Docs in Practice | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/sticking_point_how_do_we.html

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Family Practice Management

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Making Our Point on Immunizations With Vaccine Manufacturers

The AAFP recently held a summit with representatives from seven manufacturers about vaccination rates, barriers to increasing rates and other issues related to immunizations.

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/making_our_point_on_immunizations.html

Seeing the Diseases Vaccines Prevent Illustrates Importance of Immunizations

Seeing the Diseases Vaccines Prevent Illustrates Importance of Immunizations

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/seeing_diseases_vaccines_prevent_illustrates.html

Not all valid vaccine codes are in the book -- FPM

Not all valid vaccine codes are in the book

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/not_all_valid_vaccine_codes.html

ACIP Releases 2011 Immunization Schedules - Practice Guidelines - American Family ...

Feb 1, 2011 - Each year the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updates the recommended immunization schedules for children, adolescents, and adults. These schedules describe the immunizations recommended for routine administration in ...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/p318.html

Infant with a Morbilliform Rash - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2010 - Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0201/p327.html

AAP Updates Guidelines on Rotavirus Vaccination - Practice Guidelines - American Family...

Feb 15, 2010 - A live, oral human-bovine reassortant rotavirus vaccine (RV5; Rotateq) was approved in 2006, followed by a live, oral human attenuated rotavirus vaccine (RV1; Rotarix) in 2008. Since the licensure of RV1, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its guidelines on the routine...

American Family Physician : Practice Guidelines

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0215/p552.html

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