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February 1, 2021
COVID-19 vaccines continue to remain safe, says CDC

More than 23 million doses have been administered so far, with a low incidence of severe adverse effects. Recipients typically have experienced headache, fatigue, and muscle soreness after the second injection, with some presenting with fever and chills. As for anaphylaxis, a severe adverse…

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January 26, 2021
COVID-19 vaccine: Crucial updates on interchangeability, dosage intervals, vials affect pharmacies and patients

More flexibility on dosage intervals CDC’s updated guidance on vaccine dosage intervals still emphasizes that first and second doses should be administered as close as possible to the recommended interval—21 days for Pfizer–BioNTech and 28 days for Moderna. But there is some wiggle room: When…

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Immunizations During COVID-19

Access the latest APhA resources and information you need on immunizations during COVID-19. Education, webinars, advocacy opportunities, and more are all available on APhA’s Pharmacists’ Guide to Coronavirus.

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Immunization Quick Reference Guide
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The Immunization Quick Reference Guide was designed to enable certified immunizing pharmacists and student pharmacists to stay up-to-date on current vaccinations and guidelines and to help them answer questions from patients and other practitioners. 

This guide is created and updated by APhA’s Academy of Pharmacy Practice & Management (APPM) Immunizing Pharmacists Special Interest Group (SIG). All information presented correlates to the vaccine recommendations of CDC’s Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) and is current according to the date on the cover page. The guide is meant to be used as a reference only; pharmacists and student pharmacists are encouraged to review current ACIP guidelines for full, up-to-date information. (APhA Members Only)

Focus On Pneumococcal Vaccine and Shared Clinical Decision-Making in Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacist Guide for Influenza Vaccine Selection

2020 Practice Insights Global Edition

2019 Practice Insights Global Edition
Immunization Event Guides
Aging and Immunity Guide for Pharmacists

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American College of Physicians (ACP), and the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) partnered to develop a new guidebook on adult immunization. Funded by GSK, Aging and Immunity: The Important Role of Vaccines is a guide designed to help health care professionals understand the biological impact of aging on immunity and the value of vaccination as an effective tool in reducing the risk for vaccine-preventable diseases in older adults.