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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:

In-pERSON SDIC ACTIVITIES ARE
SUSPENDED DURING CV19

Due to countywide efforts for COVID-19 prevention, surveillance, and preparedness, SDIC activities involving physical gatherings will be suspended until safety orders are lifted. 

Some activities may be transitioned to a remote platform. If you are not on the distribution list and would like notifications, please provide your contact information here. 

For local updates on coronavirus, visit https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/coronavirus/. 

Welcome to the San Diego Immunization Coalition (SDIC). 

The mission of SDIC is to increase immunization rates and improve the health of the residents of San Diego County by raising awareness and providing education about vaccine-preventable diseases.

Here you can find up-to-date, relevant information to support vaccinations and a healthier San Diego County.

NEXT ACTIVITIES

WEBINAR: COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE
Part 2: COVID-19 VACCINE MESSAGING

Using Simple, Creative Resources for Talking Points

Tue, Mar 2, 2021 from 11 AM - 12 PM

Zoom Meeting ID (must have Zoom account to register): 952 2678 3240

Click here to register ahead of time

SERIES DESCRIPTION

SDIC and Project Concern International present a 3-part webinar series to help service providers give accurate information about the COVID-19 vaccines to clients/patients in clinical, public health, and social service settings. These one-hour educational events can help make a difference when talking with others who are hesitant about the COVID-19 vaccines due to misinformation, myths, fears, and general gaps in knowledge.
 
The webinars will be staggered by day and time over three weeks so that those with standing meetings and obligations will have an opportunity to attend. Attendees can register for any session, regardless of attendance in prior webinars of the series.

SESSION TWO DESCRIPTION

Following Part 1 of learning the facts of COVID-19 vaccination, this presentation webinar will next highlight skills to use existing resources to help convey your immunization talking points by using visual aids, campaign messages, and language vetted by health and marketing professionals.

DATE and TIME

Tuesday, March 2, 11 AM - 12 PM

SPEAKER

Steven Vantine
Educational Consultant
California Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch

 

REGISTRATION

Click Here for Zoom Registration

WEBINAR: HPV VACCINATION: CALL TO ACTION
Eliminating HPV Cancers in San Diego County


Thu, Feb 25, 2021 from 10-11:30 AM 

DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this summit is to share the latest findings of HPV vaccination research coordinated by MCC & the San Diego Immunization Program Teams, focused on opportunities to improve vaccination efforts through healthcare providers, pharmacists and pharmacy staff, and school-based health officials in San Diego County (funded by the National Cancer Institute). This summit will anchor the launch of a San Diego HPV Cancer Free Workgroup for 2021-2022.

DATE and TIME

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

10-11:30 AM

TOPICS AND SPEAKERS
Introduction and Background Brief: The Burden of HPV Cancer in San Diego and the State of HPV Vaccination

Presented by Mark Sawyer, MD | UC San Diego Health/Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego Immunization Program
 

San Diego County HPV Vaccination Environmental Scan Results
Presented by Jesse Nodora, DrPH | UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

 

Opportunities for Action in San Diego County and Presentation of Workgroup Goals 

HANDOUTS

Please check here again soon

RECENT ACTIVITIES

PAST ACTIVITY

WEBINAR:
MENB VACCINATION DURING COVID-19
w Guest Speakers Patsy and Jamie Schanbaum

Wed, Dec 2, 2020 from 12 noon - 1 PM 

DESCRIPTION

SDIC is pleased to welcome back Jamie Schanbaum--this time with her mom, Patsy--to share their memorable story of surviving bacterial meningitis.
 

We will also hear from Dr. Len Friedland who will provide clinical information on MenB vaccination. 

Visit the meeting page for more information.

 

GET UP TO SPEED

CLICK TOPICS FOR MORE DETAILS

Click here to view presentations

Wed, Sep 18 event

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

 

TRAININGS

 

SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION LAW TRAININGS
 

The County of San Diego offers regional and onsite trainings to review required immunizations for child care and schools grades TK/K-12.

 

See School Page for more info

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SAN DIEGO IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY (SDIR)

 See Training page for more info 

PREVIOUS GENERAL MEETINGS

This topic and date was ultimately the last in-person general meeting for SDIC. The combination of COVID-19 and interagency policy will restrict the group from gathering further. All meetings will be remote indefinitely.


If you have information to share or would like to be considered as a future presenter on the topics, please email Eugene.Beronilla@sdcounty.ca.gov.

Go to Meetings page for more info

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IMMUNIZATION MESSAGING

These are examples of statements you can make to your family members, friends, co-workers, and patients.

"Pregnant women should get a flu vaccine at any time during a pregnancy, and then a Tdap vaccination at the start of the third trimester." 

The CDC highly recommends that women get Tdap (to protect against whooping cough) between 27-36 weeks of pregnancy. Other vaccines, like the flu shot, can be given before or during pregnancy. Click here for more information. 

This page was last reviewed  in Jan 2019

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