Strategies to Maintain Routine Adult Immunization During COVID-19
Maintaining routine immunization for adults 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.
Angel Chu, MD, FRCPC, SPEC, COMP
Alan Kaplan, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP
After viewing this expert brief, participants will be better able to:
- Describe the importance of continued routine adult immunization during the pandemic
- Highlight which patient populations should be prioritized for vaccination
- Establish a strategy to identify eligible adults who are due for specific vaccines
- Implement infection control measures, as recommended by NACI, to minimize spread of the virus when providing immunization services