Vaccine Promotion Resources

The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA), Tribal Epidemiology Center (TEC) offers technical assistance for vaccine awareness and promotion efforts to Tribes within the Indian Health Service Phoenix-Tucson Service Areas of Arizona, Nevada, and Utah.

  • Program support
  • Vaccine needs assessments
  • Vaccine promotion strategies

Contact

Melissa Fulton, MPH, Epidemiologist II
Melissa.Fulton@itcaonline.com


Vaccine Promotion Toolkit

Toolkit Posters Sample
Sample Posters

Overview/Purpose:

The ITCA TEC 2024 Vaccine Promotion Toolkit includes updated images and messaging. This toolkit provides information about vaccinations for vaccine-preventable diseases. The intent of the information is to raise awareness and provide messaging to help promote community health. We encourage you to help spread accurate vaccination information by using the provided resources within the toolkit. All items can be tailored with Tribal content to use as posters, flyers, and social media posts.

For toolkit questions, access, or design personalization, contact cassie.santoro@itcaonline.com

In this toolkit:

  • COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Hepatitis A & B Vaccinations
  • HPV Vaccination


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Recommended Vaccine Schedule

The recommended vaccine schedule lays out the best times to get certain vaccinations. The links provide information on:

  • Types of vaccines and the diseases they protect against
  • When and how many vaccines are administered
  • Recommendations for people with medical conditions

Recommendations for COVID-19 Close Contacts

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Recommendations for COVID-19 Close Contacts

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Visit Clinical Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination | CDC for current interim clinical considerations for use of COVID-19 vaccines in the United States.

Protect yourself from COVID-19, Flu, and RSV (cdc.gov) for more information about respiratory illness. The CDC provides tools to prevent, identify, and treat COVID-19, flu, and RSV.

Visit Indian Health Service (IHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for more vaccine information at:


Corona Virus Disease 19 (COVID-19) Vaccine Resources

IHS COVID-19 Vaccine Promotion Material

The IHS has developed COVID-19 vaccine confidence materials. These documents provide information about the vaccines. Materials can be used to address concerns and promote vaccine uptake. The materials also reflect environments where American Indians and Alaska Natives dwell. Flyers and sign designs can be downloaded from https://www.ihs.gov/vaccine/


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
COVID-19 Vaccine Myth Buster

The CDC Myth and Facts page addresses common misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines. It provides answers to questions most asked about the vaccine. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/facts.html to view and download the most current myths and facts. Included at the site:

  • Vaccine ingredients
  • Safety
  • Effectiveness
  • Side effects

How Messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 Vaccines Work

Recommendations for COVID-19 Close Contacts

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Understanding vaccines can be difficult and confusing. This flyer provides an easy way to understand how mRNA vaccines work. Click the link below the image to download the flyer as is. It can be printed to be posted in clinics or as a handout. The flyer can also be used in media postings.

COVID-19 Vaccine Standing Orders

The COVID-19 vaccine standing order is for health workers administering the vaccine. The standing order includes:

  • Procedures and Administration
  • Clinical Considerations
  • Contraindications and Precautions
  • Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)

Pfizer-BionTech COVID-19 Vaccine Standing Orders by Age Group

6 Months to 4 Years of Age

Recommendations for COVID-19 Close Contacts

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5 Years of Age and Older

Pfizer-BionTech COVID-19 Vaccine Standing Orders 5 Years of Age and Older

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Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Standing Order

Recommendations for COVID-19 Close Contacts

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