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Organizations: Health Tags: immunization

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October 30, 2019

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The Alberta Immunization Policy outlines the policies for the provision of publicly-funded immunizations in Alberta. It contains a complete listing of vaccines and biologicals that are publicly-funded and indications for their use. PLEASE NOTE: These policies and documents are revised as new...


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October 25, 2019

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The monitoring of adverse events following immunization (AEFI) involving vaccines and biologicals administered in Alberta is an important evaluation component of the provincial immunization program. The purpose of this document is to provide AEFI reporting guidance for Alberta immunization...


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October 21, 2019

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Influenza is a vaccine-preventable disease which leads to many hospitalizations and deaths in Alberta each year. The elderly, the very young, pregnant women and those living with chronic or immune-compromising conditions are particularly vulnerable . The goal of Alberta’s Influenza Immunization...


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October 1, 2019

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Provides information to help health practitioners understand the Immunization Regulation, under the Public Health Act.


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September 3, 2019

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Information for health professionals on the use of Fluzone® high-dose influenza vaccine .


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April 1, 2019

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The Alberta Vaccine Storage and Handling Policy applies to all provincially funded vaccines and outlines the accountabilities, roles and responsibilities for staff and immunizers in maintaining vaccine viability for provincially funded vaccines. The Policy sets out cold chain (storage, transport,...


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January 1, 2019

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Provides answers to some commonly-asked questions about the Immuzation Regulation.


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December 7, 2018

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As of January 1, 2019, pharmacists will be able to provide routine Pneumococcal Polysaccharide 23 –Valent vaccine (Pneumo-P 23) to eligible adults 65 years of age and older. This fact sheet outlines the eligibility criteria for the vaccine and reporting requirements for pharmacists. Included is...


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January 15, 2018

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PLEASE NOTE: This record contains superseded versions of the Alberta Immunization Policy and is maintained for reference purposes only. Please view the record at https://open.alberta.ca/publications/aip for the most up-to-date version of the Policy.


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June 16, 2015

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Immunization coverage rates for one dose of a varicella containing vaccine by age two have been approximately 85 per cent for the past five years. While the incidence of disease has dropped significantly with vaccine introduction, it is unknown if current coverage rates are sufficient to provide...