Making Routine Childhood Immunization a Priority During COVID-19

Duration

< 15 min

Profession

Physician

Nursing

Pharmacy

Allied Health

Specialist

Physician

Nursing

Pharmacy

Allied Health

Specialist

# of Credits

N/A

Accreditation

N/A

Expiry Date

2021-12-30

Maintaining routine immunization for infants and children is essential, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. By implementing practical strategies to continue providing routine immunization, clinicians can help protect their patients from vaccine-preventable diseases, while protecting themselves and the public.


This program has received an educational grant or in-kind support from Pfizer.

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Anne Pham-Huy, MD, FRCPC

Christine Palmay, Hons BArt+Sci, MD, CCFP

After viewing this expert brief, participants will be better able to:

  • Describe the importance of continued routine childhood immunization during the pandemic
  • Highlight which patient populations should be prioritized for vaccination
  • Implement infection control measures, as recommended by NACI and CPS, to minimize spread of the virus when providing immunization services
  • Establish a strategy to catch up on missed vaccinations



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