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Celebrating National Infant Immunization Week

Date: 4/26/2019 3:53 PM

Tag: Immunization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Partnerships

Author: Vanessa Lamers

Vanessa Lamers is the Assistant Director of Performance Management and Quality Improvement at PHF.​​

This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW). From April 27-May 4, 2019, NIIW will highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and will celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities through the United States.

Want to get involved? Visit the 2019 NIIW digital media toolkit, which includes:niiw.png
  • Sample NIIW announcements
  • Sample social media content
  • NIIW social media graphics, sized for Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Links to multimedia materials to share with parents, including animated videos, posters, and infographics
  • Links to updated immunization slide decks for clinicians
  • Details about the #ivax2protect Twitter Storm on April 30th
If you missed the NIIW planning webinar on March 12, 2019, view the archived webinar or read through the Q&A to learn about resources to plan and implement NIIW activities in your community.

Keep the Momentum Going
Stay tuned for National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for all ages. PHF is also supporting NIAM, sign up here to receive updates.

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