Adult Vaccination Resources for Healthcare Professionals
The following professional materials are designed as ready-to-use resources to help healthcare professionals educate adults about the importance of vaccination and implement strategies to improve adult vaccination rates. NFID has also developed specific resources for pneumococcal vaccination.
Appointment Reminder Cards
Use on the back of appointment cards (either mailed or handed to patients) to remind patients about the importance of vaccination.
Patient Fact Sheet and FAQs
Designed to give patients “at a glance” facts about the burden of vaccine-preventable diseases and why vaccination is important to protect adults against serious infectious diseases.
Poster and Tabletop Tent Card
Remind patients and office staff about the importance of vaccinating adults to prevent serious infectious diseases. Display prominently in waiting rooms, local pharmacies, or other healthcare settings to encourage patients to ask about immunization.
Practice Newsletter/Web Article
Use this customizable article to educate patients about the importance of adult immunization against infectious diseases.
Use this customizable email to remind patients to get vaccinated to protect against infectious diseases.
Mail to patients or their adult children to remind them to get vaccinated against serious infectious diseases.
Adult Children of Older Parents
Sample Social Media Posts
Use these sample social media posts to remind patients about the importance of adult vaccines.
Sample Standing Orders (Immunization Action Coalition)
Standing orders allow non-prescribers to vaccinate patients based on specific criteria developed and approved by an authorized prescriber of medical care. Standing orders have been shown to have significant impact on improving vaccination rates.
Vaccine Tracking Tools for Adults
Compilation of adult vaccine tracking tools and resources
Comprehensive list of additional resources and tools
Call to Action on the burden of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in US adults and key strategies to promote vaccination as a highly effective tool in preventing HBV infection