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Florida SHOTS Live Webinar: VFC Tips

We understand that users may have questions about specific Vaccines for Children (VFC) functions within Florida SHOTS. During this webinar, we will review how to add/edit calibration certificates to your vaccine storage units, provide tips for VFC ordering, and generate the “Aging Vaccine Report” to identify vaccines that have expired or about to expire.

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VFC Shipping Flu Vaccines

The VFC Program has updated the flu pre-book ordering status to limited. * This means that providers who pre-booked may place their own flu vaccine orders not to exceed their pre-book amount. Flu vaccine doses will need to be requested through Florida SHOTS by using the Order Requests page. It is anticipated more vaccine will become available soon so those providers who did not pre-book may request flu vaccines.

*Please Note: Pre-book is now closed. If you did not pre-book, you may contact the VFC Program at [email protected] to request doses be placed in pre-book for you. Please include your VFC PIN.

Live Webinar: Assessing Your Immunization Coverage Levels

This month we will focus on using Florida SHOTS to assess immunization coverage levels for your patients. Whether you want to review how well you did during the recent "back-to-school rush" or are a Vaccine for Children (VFC) participant and want to track the up-to-date percentages for all the necessary childhood and adolescent vaccinations. Topics include creating an Assessment File, personalized assessments, Survey Report, Summary Report, and AFIX Report.

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VFC Vaccine Ordering Tip: Double-check Your Doses!

Did you know that you can increase or decrease the number of vaccine doses on your regularly scheduled VFC vaccine order request? Make sure to review the “Projected Doses” on your “Doses Requested and Approved” page. This number is automatically calculated based on the number of doses you administered and how many you have left on hand, but there may be times when you need more than is projected—like back-to-school rush or other events. You can change the quantity in the “Doses Requested” field and the VFC office will review and determine if it’s approved.

Live Webinar for Vaccines for Children (VFC) Providers

Accurately maintaining your VFC inventory is vital to your participation in the program. During our live webinars this month, we will demonstrate how to generate the “Aging Vaccine Report” to identify vaccines that have expired or will be expiring, and reporting wasted and returned vaccines (including expired flu doses). We will also discuss the most common errors that can cause discrepancies with the “Shots Recorded” totals. Click below to register!

Thursday, June 6, 12:30pm

Tuesday, June 11, 12:30pm* Spanish

Wednesday, June 19, 12:00pm

Florida SHOTS Live Webinar: VFC Tips

We understand that users with Vaccines for Children (VFC) program responsibilities may run into challenges from time to time. In our March live webinars, we have gathered a few important tips to share. These include adding new calibration certificates for thermometers, reviewing account information for VFC re-enrollment, and addressing discrepancies with “Shots Recorded” numbers during the ordering process.

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Thursday, March 7, 12:30pm

Wednesday, March 13, 12:30pm * SPANISH

Wednesday, March 27, 12:00pm

VFC Program 2019 Provider Staff Training Now Available!

The 2019 Vaccines for Children program required training for the Enrollee, Primary and Back-up Coordinators is now available! Don’t forget to take the survey to receive credit and print your certificate at the end of the presentation!

Click HERE to complete it.

November LIVE Webinars: VFC FAQs

Join us! This month, we will review the most frequently asked questions regarding VFC inventory management within Florida SHOTS. We’ll cover adding/updating calibration certificates, suspended VFC vaccine orders, and will provide tips to research, prevent, and correct discrepancies for the "Shots Recorded" totals on the vaccine inventory verification page.

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Need help adding or editing VFC calibration certificates?

Whether you recently had your temperature monitoring device recalibrated or you purchased a new device, our updated “VFC Temperature Logs Quick Tips” provides step-by-step instructions for updating calibration certificates. 

You can access it here in HERE.