Covid-19

Covid-19

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccine information available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) website. You can review each of the COVID-19 vaccines including administration, storage and handling, and Emergency Use Authorization fact sheets for recipients. 

Access resource page HERE.

Florida SHOTS LIVE Webinar: Managing Expired/Wasted Vaccines

Expired/wasted Vaccines for Children (VFC)/COVID-19 vaccines need to be manually removed from your inventory in Florida SHOTS.  With the end of the current flu season coming up, we will demonstrate how to complete adjustment to remove expired flu vaccines from your inventory, report, and request mailing label.   We will also go over the Aging Vaccine Report that identifies vaccines that have expired or will be expiring.

 

Click on the below date (in EST) to register.

Thursday, June 9, 12:30pm

Wednesday, June 15, 12:30pm*Spanish

Tuesday, June 21, 12:00pm

UPDATE: Shelf-Life Extension for Select Pfizer Products

The Food & Drug Administration has approved an amendment to the EUA for Pfizer Tris COVID-19 vaccine extending the shelf-life of the following Pfizer product formulations from 9 to 12 months:

• Pfizer Tris Pediatric vaccine (Orange Cap for ages 5 through 11, with diluent)

• Pfizer Adult Tris (Gray Cap for ages 12+, no diluent)

Vials stored consistently in an ultra-low temperature freezer at -90oC to -60oC (-130oF to -76oF) may remain in use for up to 12 months beyond the date of manufacture printed on the vials and cartons. Vials stored in refrigerated vials (2oC to 8oC) are NOT eligible for extension, regardless of the expiration date. Additional information on Pfizer storage and handling may be found at Administration Overview for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine | CDC.

Pfizer Orange and Gray Cap Tris Vaccine expiry dates based on 12 months from the date of the manufacture are shown below and at Expiry Information for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines.

 

Printed Manufacturing Date                   12-Month Expiry Date

06/2021                                                               31-May-2022

07/2021                                                               30-Jun-2022

08/2021                                                               31-Jul-2022

09/2021                                                               31-Aug-2022

10/2021                                                               30-Sep-2022

11/2021                                                               31-Oct-2022

12/2021                                                               30-Nov-2022

01/2022                                                               31-Dec-2022

02/2022                                                               31-Jan-2023

03/2022                                                               28-Feb-2023

 

For more information, please review the updated FDA Factsheets:

Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers Administering Vaccine (Gray Cap/Adult)

Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers Administering Vaccine (Orange Cap/PEDS)

COVID-19 vaccines authorized under an EUA do not have fixed expiration dates, and expiration dates may be extended as more stability data is collected. Always check Expiry Information for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines to obtain the most up-to-date expiration dates for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines you have in inventory.

Florida SHOTS LIVE Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine Inventory Maintenance

During this live webinar, we are covering the functionality and tools to help you accurately maintain your COVID-19 vaccine inventory. We will demonstrate how to accept pending receipts, and complete inventory adjustments to report wasted/expired vaccines. We will also review the Shots Recorded Report to touch on the most common errors that can cause inventory discrepancies.

 

Click on the below date (in EST) to register.

Wednesday, April 13, 12:30pm* Spanish

Thursday, April 21, 12:00pm

COVID-19 Vaccine Product Information

Stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccine information available on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) website. You can review each of the COVID-19 vaccines including administration, storage and handling, and Emergency Use Authorization fact sheets for recipients. 

Access resource page HERE.

UPDATED 2022 VFC/COVID-19 Annual Re-enrollment Training Guide

The Enrollee, Primary and Back-up Coordinators for Vaccines for Children (VFC), Vaccines for Adults (VFA) and COVID-19 Vaccine Program participants will need to complete CDC’s “You Call the Shots” interactive, web-based training course. VFC/VFA participants must complete the required modules Vaccines for Children (VFC) and Vaccine Storage and Handling. COVID-19 Vaccine Program participants ONLY need to complete Vaccine Storage and Handling module.

 

Click on a link below to learn more about how to complete your training:

Vaccine for Childrens/Vaccine for Adults  (Available in Spanish)

COVID-19 Vaccine Program  (Available in Spanish)

Florida SHOTS LIVE Webinar: VFC/COVID-19 Vaccine Program FAQS

We understand that you may have questions about certain Vaccines for Children (VFC)/COVID-19 Vaccine Program functions within Florida SHOTS. During this live webinar, we will demonstrate how to accept Pending Receipts, complete inventory adjustments to report wasted/expired vaccines, and complete your annual re-enrollment. We will also review the Shots Recorded Report to touch on the most common errors that can cause inventory discrepancies.

 

Click below to register!

Thursday, January 6, 12:30pm

 Wednesday, January 12, 12:30pm * Spanish

Wednesday, January 19, 12:00pm

COVID-19 Program Annual Provider Staff Training

Prior to completing the annual re-enrollment within Florida SHOTS for the COVID-19 Program; the enrollee, primary coordinator, and back-up coordinator must each complete a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) “You Call the Shots” interactive, web-based training course. Our new guide takes you through the steps for completing training and obtaining the required course certificate. Access the guide HERE.