Flu Vaccine Clinic Readiness Checklist

Here is our annual Flu Vaccine Checklist that we pull off the shelf each August with updated links to help us think about a “Flu Clinic in the Age of COVID” with a special shout out to @skressly whose webinar we are making mandatory listening to key staff involved in our flu clinic readiness.

Below are 3 sections of resources:

  1. Important Links

  2. Readiness Checklist (pre-COVID)

  3. Links to resources that will help us prepare for clinics in the age of COVID (it is MANDATORY that you review this section)

1. Important Links

CDC Information Landing page for Influenza (last updated July 31, 2020)

CDC Flu Vaccine Recommendations for 2019-2020 (last updated October 3, 2019)

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/acip/index.htm

Cover Your Cough Brochure (January 23, 2019)

CDC Influenza Prevention Guidelines (last updated October 9, 2019)

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/consumer/prevention.htm

Current VIS Sheet (Edition Date: August, 15, 2019)

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/flu.html

Screening Questionnaire and Consent

Standing Orders Policy and Procedure

Medical Management of Adverse Reactions

2. GTP Readiness Checklist (pre-COVID):

  1. Workflow for visit type- create/update
  2. Order sets- create/update in EMR
  3. Fee schedule udpate in EMR
  4. Employee flu vaccine- policy review
  5. Clinics establish dates
  6. Questionnaires updated and available in EMR/automated check in screening
  7. Self-scheduling capability
  8. Communication with patients- population health campaign; constant contact
  9. Capacity report
  10. Review Standing Orders Policy and Procedure

3. Readiness for Flu Vaccine Clinics is a COVID-world:

  1. Webinar with Dr Susan Kressly: https://www.officepracticum.com/resources/engaged/navigating-flu-season-during-a-pandemic-1041?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWlRBeU9EWmhOMk13Tm1VNCIsInQiOiIyV0FhK3l6dHpwdWhZZHA4WWN1dEtaRVJzYnhRQ1dFRVdWYmR5MnhJWEI5cnVKNnBWY2ttdVZKbEN6Z1NtUmRMUWF0VStCS3VqRXVHWlwvWXo3ekc2TnR0MU1oanZPQzdxVmVhTVRUcVpmRVN0QzBGRUJqYTNKaEs2djBcL2pQemRyIn0%3D

  2. CDC Guidance for Planning Offsite Clinics (updated July 23, 2020) https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/admin/mass-clinic-activities/index.html?deliveryName=USCDC_7_3-DM33813

  3. Checklist for Offsite Clinics (https://www.izsummitpartners.org/content/uploads/2017/02/NAIIS-Vaccination-Clinic-Checklist_v2.pdf)

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Thank you Misha, very helpful!!

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This is amazing. Thank you!

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So helpful! Thank you!

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