Meet CDC Guidelines for Vaccine Storage with Helmer’s i.C3® Information Center

Posted on Apr 15, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

The i.C3® Information Center is a touchscreen user interface integrated into Helmer’s i.Series® product line, including refrigerators, freezers and ultra low freezers. The i.C3® Information Center provides intelligent diagnostic information and temperature data, while...

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Join Us For Our Upcoming Webinar. COVID-19 One Year Later: Vaccine Progress and New Standards for Storage

Posted on Apr 06, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

A little over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the COVID-19 vaccination rollout is well underway. With 3 vaccines available, most states are now offering vaccines to residents 16 years and older, and over 47 million Americans have completed their vaccine series.


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GX Solutions Refrigerators and Freezers Recognized by ENERGY STAR®

Posted on Apr 01, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

GX Solutions professional medical-grade refrigerators and freezers from Helmer Scientific utilize innovative OptiCool™ technology, to help minimize energy use while also achieving optimal temperature management. The use of OptiCool™ technology in our products has been...

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Vaccine Storage Safety and the Importance of Routine Maintenance

Posted on Mar 23, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Safeguarding vaccines is important for a variety of reasons including patient safety, financial impact and compliance. Ensuring proper cold storage prevents costly temperature excursions, which could lead to vaccine waste and the need to revaccinate patients. It’s also...

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Third COVID-19 Vaccine Receives Emergency Use Authorization

Posted on Mar 04, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Last week, the FDA authorized the Janssen / Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. This will be the third COVID-19 vaccine available, and the first to allow extended storage at refrigerated temperatures. The FDA also authorized Pfizer’s vaccine to...

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Rising to the challenge to support COVID-19 vaccine cold storage

Posted on Feb 23, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, the demand for reliable cold storage does too. Currently, there are two vaccines approved for emergency use. The Pfizer vaccine requires storage at ultra-low temperatures, -70°C, and the Moderna vaccine requires storage in a freezer...

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Prevent Unauthorized Entry into Storage Devices with i.C3® Access Control

Posted on Feb 11, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

In certain scenarios it is important to control who can open the door and access the contents of a temperature-controlled storage device. For these situations, Helmer Scientific offers Access Control functionality. When a storage device is equipped with access control, an...

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Emerging Standards for Vaccine Storage in 2021

Posted on Feb 04, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

The CDC Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit provides vaccine providers with guidelines and recommendations for the proper storage of vaccines. The CDC recommends using purpose-built units with a digital data logger to safeguard vaccines. A recently added addendum and a...

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View the Capabilities of the i.C3® Interactive Temperature Graph

Posted on Jan 26, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Visibility into the temperature performance of storage devices can quickly alert users to any issues or provide reassurance that all is well. The ability to easily access and view this information in a user-friendly format can provide rapid insights into the performance of...

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The importance of cold storage during COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Posted on Jan 21, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

With the recent emergency use authorization for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, cold storage has become a front and center topic. While the concept of cold storage is not new, the need for reliable cold storage and maintaining cold storage throughout distribution of the...

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