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HPV Vaccination Recommendations (9-valent HPV Vaccine updates)
3/27/15 The CDC published the "Use of 9-valent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine: Updated HPV Vaccination Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice " in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on March 27, 2015.
2/26/15 ACOG Practice Advisory on HPV Vaccination Recommendations
Measles Outbreak 2014- 2015
1/23/15 The U.S. is experiencing a large multi-state measles outbreak that started in California in December 2014 and has spread to six additional states and Mexico. From 12/28/14, through 1/21/15, 51 confirmed cases of measles have been linked to this outbreak. For more information see CDC Health Alert Network: U.S. Multi-state Measles Outbreak, December 2014- January 2015
1/9/15 As a follow-up to CDC Health Advisory 374, CDC Health Update 375 emphasizes that women who are pregnant or postpartum (within 2 weeks after delivery) are at high risk. There have been reports of numerous hospitalizations of pregnant women, these high hospitalization rates are similar to the 2012-13 influenza season. Please refer to the ACOG & SMFM's Algorithm for the Assessment and Treatment for Pregnant Women with Influenza-Like Illness
View the 2015 recommended adult (anyone over 18 years old) immunization schedule . The recommended adult immunization schedule has been approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the American College of Physicians (ACP), and the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).
View the 2015 immunization schedules for persons age birth through 18 years. The recommended immunization schedules for persons age birth through 18 years and the catch-up immunization schedule have been approved by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).