Immunize Oregon is a new lifespan immunization coalition formed by the merging of the Oregon Adult Immunization Coalition (OAIC) and the Oregon Partnership to Immunize Children (OPIC). The coalition’s goals include partnership building, outreach, education, and raising the immunization rates of all Oregonians.
Immunize Oregon Coalition Meeting
Immunize Oregon coalition meetings provide a place to discuss current immunization topics. The coalition meetings are open to the public. Meeting agendas will be available online a few weeks prior to the meeting date. Attend in person or by phone.
Next meeting is January 28, 2014
11:45 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
2013 Oregon Flu Summit - Reaching New Heights for Prevention
The Oregon Flu Summit was held on September 25, 2013 at the Ambridge Event Center in Portland, Oregon. Speaker presentations can found below in order of appearance.
Oregon Flu Summit Agenda
What's New with the Flu - Paul Cieslak, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Oregon Immunization Program, Public Health Division, Oregon Health Authority
Understanding Cultural Beliefs around Health and Illness as a Precursor to Influenza Outreach and Immunization - James Mason, Ph. D., Executive Director, Culturally Competent Care Giving, Providence Health and Services
Near Real Time Flu tracking in the ALERT Immunization Information System (IIS) - Steve Robison, Epidemiologist, Oregon Immunization Program, Oregon Health Authority
- Policy Success Stories - Linda Sarai Roman, Health Equity Policy Coordinator, Oregon Latino Health Coalition & Amy Valdez, R. Ph., Patient Care Services Manager, Safeway Pharmacy Oregon State Pharmacy Association SB 167
- VFC: The Game Show - Tuesday Johnson, Public Health Educator II & Rex Larsen, Public Health Educator II, Vaccines for Children Program
- ALERT Immunization Information System (IIS): Tracking Oregon's Flu Vaccinations Since 1996 - Mary Beth Kurilo, MPH, MSW, Director of Oregon ALERT IIS
2013/2014 National and Local Influenza Update - Erin Kennedy, DVM, MS, MPH, Medical Epidemiologist, Immunization Services Division (ISD), Office of the Associate Director of Adult Immunizations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Immunize Oregon Immunization Awards- Katherine McGuiness, MSW, MPH, Immunize Oregon Co-Coordinator, Public Health Division, Oregon Health Authority
Interventions that Improved Adult Flu Vaccinations - Cheryl Emerson, Vice President of Operations, Dakavia & Nina Larkins, RN, COHN, Tuality Healthcare, Employee Health Nina' s Journey
If you have questions, please contact Alison Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 971-673-0472