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CDC Webinar - Strengthening Vaccine Confidence in Pediatric and Family Practice Offices During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Archived Webinar)

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CDC Webinar - Strengthening Vaccine Confidence in Pediatric and Family Practice Offices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

​Pediatric vaccine ordering and administration have declined during the COVID-19 pandemic as parents have stayed home. Maintaining routine childhood immunization is essential in order to prevent outbreaks of preventable diseases.Pediatrician_Office_Image.jpg
This archived webinar with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), discussed how to strengthen vaccine confidence among parents and ensure safe well visits.
By the end of this archived webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Describe trends in vaccine hesitancy among American parents
  • Describe CDC’s Vaccinate with Confidence framework
  • Identify strategies for reducing vaccine hesitancy and addressing vaccine myths
  • Describe CDC guidance for immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic, including strategies for ensuring safe well-visits​​
  • Locate CDC communication resources for providers and parents
  • CAPT Sarah Schillie, MD, MPH, MBA – Team Lead, Education Team, Communication and Education Branch, Immunization Services Division, CDC/NCIRD
  • Jessica MacNeil, MPH – Deputy Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, Immunization Services Division, CDC/NCIRD 
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This one-hour webinar was originally presented on August 19, 2020. Discussion among the presenters and participants that occurred during the live version of the webinar was captured. To learn more:
A written transcript of the webinar will be available in the near future.
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