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    It’s not too late to get a flu shot

    January 09, 2018
    The California Immunization Coalition (CIC) will be hosting its annual Summit April 16-17, 2018, at the Sawyer Hotel in...

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    Save the date for the 2018 California Immunization Coalition Summit

    January 09, 2018
    The California Immunization Coalition (CIC) will be hosting its annual Summit April 16-17, 2018, at the Sawyer Hotel in...

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    Get a jump-start on flu season; start vaccinating your patients today

    October 30, 2017
    With flu season just around the corner, now is the best time to start talking to your patients about getting their annu...

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    New claim format for Child Health and Disability Prevention Program providers

    October 09, 2017
    Historically, fee-for-service Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) program health assessments and immunization...

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    Your vaccine recommendation is a critical factor in protecting patient health

    August 18, 2017
    Patients trust you to give them the best counsel on how to protect their health. You know that immunization is an impor...

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    Free CME: Patients' right of access under HIPAA

    August 03, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has launched a new training module for p...

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    August is National Immunization Awareness Month; talk to your patients

    August 01, 2017
    August marks National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), a national effort to promote vaccinations and protect childr...

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    California’s kindergarten vaccination rates hit new high

    April 14, 2017
    Vaccination rates among California kindergartners are at their highest point since 2001, according to new data from t...

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    ACIP publishes new vaccination schedules for children, adolescents and adults

    February 17, 2017
    On February 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACI...

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    CDPH upgrades immunization registry to allow for real-time updates

    February 03, 2017
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has announced that it will roll out phase two of the California Immun...

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    Next pertussis epidemic expected soon, CDPH urges action to prevent infant pertussis

    January 06, 2017
    Since 2010, over 2,500 cases of pertussis (whooping cough) have been reported in infants younger than 4 months of age in...

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    Talk to your patients about the flu shot during National Influenza Vaccination Week

    December 07, 2016
    With flu activity increasing and people planning gatherings for the holidays, National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dece...

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    Save the date for 2017 California Immunization Summit in Riverside

    November 15, 2016
    The California Immunization Coalition (CIC) annual California Immunization Summit will be returning to Riverside on Apr...

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    AAP urges states to take firmer stand on nonmedical vaccine exemptions

    August 31, 2016
    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) this week called nonmedical vaccine exemption laws a failure and urged state g...

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    San Diego flu summit to discuss strategies for maximizing flu vaccine rate

    August 22, 2016
    Mark your calendars for the 12th Kick the Flu Summit, on September 7, 2016, in San Diego. The summit, hosted by the San...

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    August is National Immunization Awareness Month

    August 01, 2016
    August marks National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), a national effort to promote vaccinations and protect childre...

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    California Medical Association promotes child and adult vaccinations

    August 01, 2016
    National Immunization Awareness Month , a national effort to promote vaccinations to protect children and adults from se...

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    CMA Foundation releases PSAs to raise awareness about important adult immunizations

    July 25, 2016
    The California Medical Association (CMA) Foundation has released public service announcements (PSA), in English and Spa...

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    CMA publishes new resources on California's mandatory school vaccination requirement

    June 10, 2016
    Beginning July 1, 2016, all California schoolchildren will be required to have the appropriate vaccinations prior to en...

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    Study says it will take California six years before it sees the results of its new vaccination law

    April 04, 2016
    A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics says it will take California a full six years before the benefits of its new...

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    Vaccination rates for California kindergartners are up

    January 25, 2016
    Approximately 93 percent of California kindergartners received all of their required immunizations by December 2015, an ...

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    Free workshops on how standing orders can improve adult immunization rates

    January 06, 2016
    The Immunization Action Coalition is offering four free workshops in California to help physicians improve adult immuni...

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    CDC says flu vaccine better match for 2015

    September 22, 2015
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the flu shot available to the public this year is a ...

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    CDPH warns of ongoing pertussis risk

    August 06, 2015
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently warned about the ongoing danger of pertussis (whooping cough...

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    August is National Immunization Awareness Month

    August 06, 2015
    Each year in August, National Immunization Awareness Month provides an opportunity for providers to highlight the value...

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    CMA Capitol Insight: July 6, 2015

    July 06, 2015
    A controversial measure was signed into law last week by Gov. Jerry Brown – Senate Bill 277 (Pan), which eliminates the...

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    Governor Jerry Brown signs vaccination bill

    July 01, 2015
    Ending months of long debates both in and out of the state Capitol, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed into law a sweep...

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