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Security, Tech Tips

Florida SHOTS User Profile Review

When a user logs in to Florida SHOTS, they will be directed to their User Profile page, where they must provide a valid email address for future communications and indicate one or more Service Sites where they work. Users will be given some grace period to complete the information on the profile page. If the information is not completed after the grace period, the user’s access to Florida SHOTS functionality will be restricted until the missing profile information is provided. See our new short video for step-by-step instructions!

Training, Vaccine Inventory

LIVE Webinar: Inventory Adjustment for VFC Vaccines

Providers enrolled with the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program may need to complete inventory adjustments due to expired/wasted vaccines. During this webinar we will go over the process of completing and reporting the inventory adjustment as well as requesting shipping label for those vaccines that can be returned. See our schedule below (in EST) and click on a date to register. You can also register even if you are unable to attend and you will receive a link to the recording. Thursday, March 7, 12:30pm Wednesday, March 13, 12:30pm Wednesday, March 27, 12:30pm

Data Exchange, Data Quality

Don’t Forget to Check Your Codes!

Did you know that having incorrect or outdated CVX, MVX and VIS codes in your EHR’s immunization table can result in vaccine messages getting rejected and not transferring to patient records? Make sure to regularly review and update to ensure you have the correct codes. See here for important links: 1. CVX code table: Immunization codes sent by your EMR to FLSHOTS. 2. MVX code table: Vaccine manufacturers table. 3. Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) dates: These are the most up-to-date CDC patient vaccine information forms. To learn more, visit our live training page and sign up for the “Data Quality Report” training offered every month.

Data Quality, Reports

Let Florida SHOTS help you reconcile VFC Inventory

Vaccines for Children (VFC) participants can access the Shots Recorded Report that provides a list of vaccinations recorded corresponding to the VFC PIN. This report used on an ongoing basis can assist in ensuring that VFC vaccines are accounted for in Florida SHOTS and avoid inventory discrepancies.  Access our step-by-step guide on how to generate the report HERE. Also available in Spanish.

Training, Vaccines For Children (VFC)

LIVE Webinar: Annual Re-Enrollment for VFC Program

Providers enrolled with the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program need to complete the annual re-enrollment within Florida SHOTS.  The enrolled provider, primary and secondary contact will receive a notification under the Florida SHOTS Task List within 60 days of re-enrollment due date.  During this webinar we will go over where to complete the required training, how to review the account information and complete the re-enrollment within Florida SHOTS. Click below to register! (EST) Tuesday, February 13, 12:30pm* Spanish Thursday, February 22, 12:00pm

Guides, Health Care Providers

2024 VFC Annual Reenrollment Training

The 2024 Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program Annual Provider Staff Training will consist of two of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) “You Call the Shots” interactive, web-based training courses. The enrollee, primary VFC coordinator, and back-up coordinator must each complete both trainings individually. Access instructions on how to complete. Also available in Spanish.

COVID-19, Health Care Providers

New Refrigerated Pfizer 12y+ COVID-19 Vaccine

The Comirnaty 12+ vaccine with NDC 00069-2362-10 for the single dose vials has been replaced with the NDC 00069-2377-10 which a carton of 10 manufacturer-filled syringes. See below for the new storage and handling instructions: This new presentation MUST BE STORED BETWEEN 2°C and 8°C (36°F and 46°F). Do NOT store at ultra-cold or standard freezer temperatures. These manufacturer-filled syringes can be used through the expiration date printed on the carton. The 10-week beyond-use date (BUD) for refrigerator storage does not apply. This guidance applies to this presentation ONLY. Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 6m-4y and 5-11y, which are shipped to providers in CDCs programs directly from Pfizer on dry ice and can be stored at either at ultracold temperatures until expiry or up to 10 weeks at 2-8°C.

Health Care Providers, Training

Monthly Live Webinars

Florida SHOTS offers “New User and Refresher Overview” and “Data Quality Reports” live webinars each month.  Whether you need a basic overview to start using the registry or need to ensure your data is successfully uploading to Florida SHOTS, these webinars will provide step-by-step instructions on how to successfully complete the functions. Click on the date to register! (EST) New User and Refresher Overview: Tuesday, January 30, 12:00pm Data Quality Reports: Thursday January 25, 12:30pm