Immunization Webinar for WIC Staff
ECBT hosted the Immunization Webinar for WIC Staff on July 28, 2016.
During this archived webinar you will learn about vaccination recommendations for infants, children and pregnant women; key messages regarding the immunization schedules, vaccines and vaccine safety; and will be provided 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 main presenter for this webinar is Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The 2017 Immunization Webinar for WIC Staff is scheduled for August 29, 2017. The webinar will be archived and a link will be made available on the ECBT website.
Accompanying the webinar is the "Vaccines 101: Information for WIC Staff booklet. The booklet, which was updated in 2017, can also be used as a stand-alone educational piece.