Resources

Immunization guidelines and resources are updated with each influenza season and as new information evolves. ACOG strives to keep you informed about new guidelines, resources and research and how to best incorporate new findings into your practice. Visit www.immunizationforwomen.org to find additional resources and information.

Maternal Immunization Tools for Educating Pregnant Women

Continue providing education to your patients outside the office setting with ACOG's maternal immunization graphics and text. Download these free patient education tools and post on your practice website and social media pages to share accessible, evidence-based information on prenatal Tdap and influenza immunizations.

ACOG's Immunization Coding Resource

Correct coding helps ensure that a practice receives payment for vaccines given to patients. ACOG has published an updated coding guide solely focused on immunizations: Immunization Coding for Obstetrician-Gynecologists 2019. ACOG's Quick Reference laminated Coding Card provides a sturdy resource highlighting the most common immunization codes for ob-gyns.

Immunization Schedules

View the current 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 current 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).

Summary of Maternal Immunization Recommendations

View the current summary for maternal immunization recommendations. ACOG collaborated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the summary.

Click below to visit the ACOG Bookstore, to order additional patient materials:

Vaccines During Pregnancy Poster

HPV Vaccination FAQs for Patients (also available in Spanish)

The HPV Vaccine is a Lifesaver Infographic

Tdap Vaccination FAQs for Patients (also available in Spanish)

Influenza Vaccination FAQs for Patients (also available in Spanish)

Vaccine Safety FAQs for Patients (also available in Spanish)

Additional Resources

Visit Immunizationforwomen.org for additional immunization information for ob-gyns and their patients. 

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Well-Woman Care: Assessments & Recommendations

American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Guidelines for perinatal care. 8th ed.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Guidelines for women's health care: a resource manual. 4th ed.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Immunization coding for obstetrician-gynecologists.

Visit the College's Adolescent Health Care webpage for more information on providing care to your adolescent patients.

The ACOG Resource Center has developed several WebTreats on Disease Outbreaks and Vaccines. See these resources for related links.

Contact:

Immunization Program
immunization@acog.org

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