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What is a Certificate of Calibration?

Posted on Oct 19, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

For vaccine storage providers, having a valid Certificate of Calibration is necessary in order to meet CDC and Vaccines for Children guidelines. Having an accurate certificate can also help providers and facilities meet third-party audits and compliance reviews.

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CDC Releases Provider Resources for the 2021-2022 Influenza Season

Posted on Oct 07, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

The CDC has updated their Seasonal Influenza Resource Center to include materials and other information related to this year’s flu season. The CDC’s seasonal flu vaccination resources are available to assist providers and other partners in communicating the importance of...

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Webinar Recap | Back to School: Navigating return to school and work amid COVID-19 and Flu Season

Posted on Sep 21, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Thank you to our speaker and participants for joining last week’s webinar: Back to School: Navigating return to school and work amid COVID-19 and Flu Season. Dr. L.J. Tan from the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) discussed the upcoming flu season; how to avoid a...

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New COVID-19 Vaccine Storage Capacity Tool Available

Posted on Sep 07, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Helmer is pleased to announce the rollout of our COVID-19 Vaccine Storage Capacity Tool. This tool is available on our website and is designed to assist providers in selecting the right vaccine storage equipment for their inventory needs. With varying storage requirements for...

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How to Get Ready for Flu Season

Posted on Aug 26, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Summer is winding down and providers are preparing for the upcoming flu season and the beginning of flu vaccination efforts. According to the CDC, last year’s flu season saw the highest number of flu vaccine doses ever administered. More than 193 million doses were given, and...

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Upcoming Webinar | Back to School: Navigating return to school and work amid COVID-19 and Flu Season

Posted on Aug 17, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Join us as we discuss the current state of COVID-19 vaccination efforts amid return to school and work. We’ll also be discussing the upcoming flu season and strategies for increasing flu and other routine vaccination rates with Dr. L.J. Tan, MS, PhD, from the Immunization...

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted on Aug 12, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is observed annually to highlight the importance of routine vaccinations for people of all ages. With many children preparing to head back to school, now is an important time for parents to ensure children are caught up with...

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New Standard for Vaccine Storage Published

Posted on Jul 29, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

The Joint Committee for Vaccine Storage, formed under a partnership between CDC and NSF International, has finalized and published a new standard for vaccine storage. The new NSF / ANSI 456 Vaccine Storage Standard is designed to help providers better understand the...

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5 Tips for Ensuring Vaccine Storage Safety

Posted on Jul 23, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Ensuring vaccines are stored in accordance with manufactures’ recommendations and in compliance with facility, state and local guidelines are important to maintaining a safe vaccine program. Protecting vaccines from improper storage can help prevent ineffective or destroyed...

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Looking Ahead to the 2021-2022 Flu Season and Back to School Immunization

Posted on Jun 29, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

According to the CDC, last year’s flu season saw the highest number flu vaccine doses ever administered. More than 193 million doses were given, and about 53-54% of adults received a flu vaccine. This coverage is higher compared to the previous year, which was about 48% of...

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