Immunization Webinar for WIC Staff
This archived one-hour webinar, Immunization Webinar for WIC Staff, hosted by ECBT and USDA, took place on July 28, 2016.
During the webinar archive you will learn about vaccination recommendations for infants, children and pregnant women; key messages regarding the immunization schedule, vaccines and vaccine safety; and an overview regarding how to review a child’s immunization record to determine up-to-date status of WIC clients.
Opening remarks are presented by Amy Pisani, Executive Director, Every Child By Two; Georgia Machell, PhD, Research and Evaluation Manager, National WIC Association (NWA); and, Sarah Widor, Division Director, Supplemental Food Programs Division, Supplemental Nutrition and Safety Programs, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The guest presenter for this webinar is Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Every Child By Two developed the Vaccines 101: Information for WIC Staff guide in July 2013 to be a helpful immunization resource for WIC staff. A 2016 update will be available soon, please check back.