Regional Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccination Campaign -- Skokie, Illinois, October 16-December 31, 2009

Counard, C.; Rigoni, A.; Lockerby, J.; Tennes, A.; Czerwiniski, R.; Prottsman, D.; Slankard, M.; LeTendre, A.; Silverberg, B.; Hanley, P.; Mueller, H.; Nowak, B.; Gilley, B.; Aleksic, M.; DiFrancesca, M.; Ballowe, C.; Johnson, B.; Jones, B.; Reisberg, S.; Braden, C.
July 2010
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;7/30/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 29, p909
The article focuses on the 2009 monovalent vaccination campaign for regional influenza A (H1N1) of the Skokie Health Department (SHD) from October 16 to December 31, 2009. The five phases of the vaccination campaign include the holding of vaccination clinics in private and public schools, the vaccination of volunteers who will be assisting in the campaign and distribution of doses to schools, medical practices and hospitals. It mentions the convenience of having vaccination clinics in schools for improving pediatric vaccination rates during outbreaks.


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