What's New in Immunization Programs in Winnipeg?

November 2015

Pertussis in Manitoba

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (Pneu-P-23) Vaccine Criteria

October 2015 HPV Program to Include Males
May 2015 Changes to Manitoba’s Routine Immunization Schedule
April 2015

Updated Eligibility Criteria for Publicly-Funded Pneu-C-13 and 4CMenB Vaccines

December 2014 Manitoba Annual Immunization Surveillance Report, 2012 and 2013
March 2014 Varicella and Rotavirus Update
February 2014 HPV Update
Jan. 2014 Influvac Health Care Provider Update
  FluMist Health Care Provider Update
  Influenza Activity in MB
  Influenza Vaccine Supply, All Health Care Providers
Oct 21, 2013

 Quadracel Change and Supply Shortages

Updated Biologics Order Form


Sept., 2013

Seasonal Influenza Program - 'Get the shot, not the flu! Protect yourself. Protect your friends and family'
Apr. 20, 2013 Immunization Awareness Week - April 20-27, 2013
Theme: Protect Yourself - Protect Others - Get Immunized
Jan. 2013 High levels of Influenza Activity
Jan. 2013 Pertussis Activity in Manitoba
Jan. 2013 HPV reminder letters

MH has developed a reminder letter for parents/guardians of girls who missed the vaccine in Grade 6. Letters were sent the week of January 21st-25th, 2013. The following criteria was used to determine which parents/guardians will receive a letter:
  • All girls born in 1997 to ≤ 2000 who have had 0, 1 or 2 doses of HPV vaccine (excluding parents who indicated in MIMS, “do not contact”)
Dec. 2012 New Evergreen edition of the Canadian Immunization Guide
Nov. 2012 Shortage of Tubersol® for administering the Tuberculin Skin Test (TST)
Oct. 2012 HPV high risk program announced
Oct. 2012 Temporary suspension of Agriflu
Sept. 2012 Seasonal influenza and pneumococcal immunization program
July 2012 Adult eligibility for Tdap vaccine
July 2012 Pneum-C-13 schedule changes
Apr. 2012 Temporary vaccine product changes – quadracel
Jan. 2012 Mumps outbreak in Winnipeg
Jan. 2012 Change in provincial vaccine warehouse

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