Florida SHOTS Blog

Florida SHOTS Blog

  • Sep
    12

    Check out the current issue of our online newsletter, “SHOTS Tracker.” In this issue, we highlight the recent vaccine forecasting enhancements to the registry. This issue also features tips on minimizing duplicate records, tech tips, and much more! You can access it here in English or Spanish.

    Tags: newsletter tech tips
  • Sep
    06

    According to the CDC, there have been 124 cases of measles across 22 states—with a growing number of confirmed cases in Florida. Florida SHOTS can help you protect your patients and prevent a major outbreak in our state by running a reminder recall assessment for MMR.

    Check out our Reminder/Recall guide and recorded webinar for step-by-step instructions for running this report and bringing in patients who are not fully vaccinated.

    Tags: reminder recall vaccination schedule immunization status training
  • Aug
    21

    In honor of National Immunization Awareness Month, check out CDC’s list of 14 diseases you almost forgot about—thanks to vaccines!

    Tags: NIAM Vaccinations
  • Aug
    21

    With the latest registry release, we have received many inquiries regarding patients showing up as “overdue” for the influenza vaccine. Each flu season starts on July 1st of the current year and ends on June 30th of the following year. We understand that 2018-2019 flu vaccines may not be available for a few more weeks, but want to reinforce the importance of getting patients vaccinated at every opportunity.

    Tags: flu immunization status
  • Aug
    15

    August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) and is held to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Communities across the country use the month each year to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases across the lifespan.

    Use this busy time in your office to administer all required and recommended shots to your patients of all ages! Check those vaccine records!

    Tags: NIAM
  • Aug
    13

    Creating electronically certified DH680 forms can be a big timesaver for you and your patients. By electronically certifying within Florida SHOTS, you not only save a copy that is accessible to schools and daycares, but you can create a Parent PIN that allows a parent/guardian to print it from home.

    Click HERE to access our step-by-step guide to make sure your office is ready for the school rush!  Access the Spanish guide HERE.

    Tags: Guide 680s