Hello Members! We will be hosting a CE after our Board meeting on Wednesday, March 7th. The CE will be on the basics of using Microsoft Excel. The meeting will take place at the San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center (3350 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 9216). Parking instructions will be emailed to you. Register with the link in the comments. Food will be provided. Don't forget to bring your Excel-enabled laptop!
Next San Diego Immunization Coalition Meeting: San Diego County During Historical Pandemics
Wed, Feb 7 at 12:30 PM
Consider the current 2018 outbreak of influenza in San Diego County and across the country, and now imagine a time when there were no vaccines to prevent or minimize the severity of disease. We'll hear from three guest speakers about two diseases that caused historical worldwide outbreaks, and how San Diego is connected then and now....
Rick Kneeshaw, President of the San Diego Polio Survivors will share his experience living with polio
Dr. Richard Coutts from the San Diego Rotary will share Rotary International's efforts to eradicate polio, especially with the local chapter's efforts with the Don't Wait...Vaccinate! committee. You can understand why just one new case of polio worldwide impacts the definition of eradication.
1918 SPANISH FLU
Richard Crawford will share how the "mother of all pandemics" affected San Diego County. In fact, the 1918 influenza virus is linked to all influenza A pandemics since that time. Mr. Crawford is a published historian who authored San Diego Yesterday and works at the San Diego Library.
LOCATION: 3851 Rosecrans Street, San Diego 92110 in the San Diego Room
Attn: San Diego Immunization Registry users
The County is in the process of creating the vaccine schedule for Shingrix. As soon as they have that in place, they are going to add it in SDIR.
They will notify all SDIR users once they have added the Shingrix in SDIR.
California Department of Public Health seeks to understand the preparedness of California pharmacists to adopt team-based care strategies. Please fill out the survery using the link below. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Victoria Mercado via email at Victoria.Mercado@cdph.ca.gov or phone at 916-552-9927.
Survey end date: February 28, 2018
Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Pharmacy_Practices_II