Contact Information
Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Immunization Program
3530 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: (213) 351-7800
Fax: (213) 351-2780

Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Unit
Phone: (213) 351-7400
Fax: (213) 351-2781

Immunization Updates
Issue Issue Date Featured Topic Link
Spring 2015 April 2015
  • Highlighted Immunization Schedule Changes
    1. Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
    2. Catch-Up Immunization Schedule
    3. Adult Immunization Schedule
  • Integrating the Use of PCV13 with Use of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPSV23) in Persons Aged 65 Years and Older
  • ACIP Approves Use of New Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
  • New Meningococcal B Vaccines
  • Important Vaccine Recall
Spring 2015 IZ Update
Summer 2014 August 2014
  • 2014 – 15 Seasonal Influenza Recommendations
    1. LAIV Recommendations for Children 2 through 8 Years of Age
    2. 2014 – 15 Influenza Vaccine Strains
    3. Dosing Recommendations for Children 6 Months through 8 Year of Age
  • Pertussis Epidemic
  • Tdap Medi-Cal Vaccination Requirement for Prenatal Providers
  • Adult Immunizations
  • Measles Activity in Los Angeles County
Summer 2014 IZ Update
Winter 2013 February 2013
  • 2013 Immunization Schedule Changes
    1. Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule Changes
    2. Adult Immunization Schedule Changes
  • New MMR Provisional Recommendations for HIV Patients
  • Recommendations for use of Immune Globulin (IG), Including Intravenous IG, for Measles Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Exemption to California’s Thimerosal Law for Flu Vaccine for 2012 – 13
  • FDA Approves Expanded Age Indication for Prevnar 13 (PCV13)
  • Keep Vaccines Safe and Effective – CDC New Storage and Handling Toolkit
  • New Vaccine Information Statements
Winter 2013 IZ Update
Fall 2012 October 2012
  • 2012 – 13 Influenza Recommendations
  • PCV 13 Recommendations for High-Risk Adults
  • VariZIG Recommendations for Post-exposure Prophylaxis for Varicella
  • FDA Approves New Meningococcal + Haemophilus Influenza Type B Combination Vaccine
  • Daptacel and Pentacel Shortages
  • California Health Alert Network (CAHAN)
  • Communicating with Vaccine Hesitant Parents
  • New Vaccine Information Statements
    1. New STD Morbidity Report Released
    2. Department of Public Health Releases New Strategic Plan
    3. First Human Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in LA County
    4. Free Patient Education Materials on Obesity Prevention
  • Upcoming Trainings
  • Index of Disease Reporting Forms
Fall 2012 IZ Update
Winter 2012 February 2012
  • 2012 Immunization Schedule Changes
    1. Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule Changes
    2. Adult Immunization Schedule Changes
  • HPV Vaccination for Males
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine for Diabetics
  • ACIP Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel
  • New CDC Storage and Handling Guide
  • Revisions to the List of Reportable Diseases – Hepatitis B
  • New Vaccine Information Statements
Winter 2012 IZ Update
Laboratory Testing Guidelines For
Measles and Mumps
It's Flu Season
Immunization Skills Institute
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