Flu Activity and Surveillance

Weekly updated influenza reporting and activity from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Influenza Antiviral Medications

Antiviral treatment of influenza recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Toolkit for Health Care Professional Influenza Vaccination

This tool kit contains resources for educating and administering the flu vaccine to healthcare professionals.

Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

2020-2021 Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices in the US.

Comprehensive access of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) flu resources.

Seasonal Influenza Information for Patients

Information on preventing, detecting signs of, and knowing when to seek medical care for the flu.

Information on Seasonal Influenza from the Illinois Department of Public Health

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)’s patient overview of Influenza viruses and treatment.

Free Vaccines

Illinois VFC Program

The Vaccines For Children (VFC) program provides free vaccines to eligible children ages 18 and younger.

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General Information

AMA Calls on Major Technology Companies to Take Stand Against Anti-Vaccination Messages

Letter from the AMA to social media platforms discouraging anti-vaccination messaging.

American Academy of Pediatrics Illinois Chapter (ICAAP) Immunization Initiatives

Illinois Chapter of the AAP offers immunization education to help implement national best practices in IL.

Illinois Immunization Program

Vaccination program information from the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Immunization Section.

Adult Vaccine Contraindications

Best Practices Guidance of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

HPV Flyers

Resources for physician practices to help answer common questions parents have about HPV and the vaccine.

Human Papillomavirus Vaccination 2020 Guideline Update: American Cancer Society Guideline Adaptation

American Cancer Society’s 2020 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination guideline.

ACS Updates HPV Vaccination Recommendations to Start at Age 9

American Cancer Society’s updated Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination recommendation.

Talking to Parents about HPV Vaccine

Tips for talking with parents about infant vaccines and the HPV vaccine.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Joint HPV Statement from NCI-Designated Cancer Centers

NCI-Designated Cancer Centers Endorse Goal of Eliminating HPV-Related Cancers.

Immunization Exemptions

Childhood Immunization Exemptions

Medical Legal Guideline

What healthcare providers need to know about childhood immunization exemption requirements.

Physician Education

CDC Education and Training

Full list of education and training programs for healthcare personnel provided by the CDC.

WHO Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network

GOARN is a WHO network of over 250 technical institutions and networks globally that respond to acute public health events.

Vaccine Handling Tips

MMR Vaccine handling tips reference sheet for physicians and other vaccination administrators.

CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Comprehensive access of Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations and resources.


Recommendations for Adults and Pneumonia

Based on a review of accrued evidence ACIP changed the recommendation for PCV13 use in adults.


Travelers Immunizations

CDC-developed interactive resource to look up required and recommended vaccinations before traveling.

Clinical Updates

CDC-developed reference list for clinicians to share with US residents prior to traveling internationally or living abroad.


Vaccination Administration

Administration of Injections Vaccinations by Non-Physician Licensed Health Care Professionals

Medical Legal Guideline

Resource outlining limits of injection/vaccination administration by non-physician licensed health care professionals.

Injections and Vaccinations

Medical Legal Guideline

Physician responsibilities for the administration of injections/vaccinations by unlicensed persons.

Vaccination Records

I-CARE Registry

The application allows healthcare providers to share immunization records of Illinoisans with other physicians statewide.

Vaccination Schedule

CDC recommendations related to pediatric vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic

This guidance is intended to provide up-to-date information about caring for children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CDC Vaccine Schedules App for Clinicians

The CDC Vaccine Schedules app gives healthcare providers access CDC recommended immunization schedules and notes.

ACIP Recommendations

Full list of all ACIP vaccine recommendations and guidelines.

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