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Florida Flu Pre-book 2022-2023 Opened

The 2022-2023 flu pre-book opened in FL SHOTS on July 1, 2022. Only the enrollee, primary VFC coordinator or back-up VFC coordinator can enter the pre-book information into FL SHOTS. We recommend you review your administration data from the current flu season to determine the number of doses to pre-book for 2022-2023. 

Why should a provider pre-book flu doses?

  • Pre-booking flu doses ensures that providers will begin receiving flu vaccine doses as soon as it is available to the VFC Program. 

Can a provider pick the brand of vaccine they prefer?

  • No, providers will only be able to pre-book the number of single dose syringes (SDS), multi-dose vials (MDV) or single dose sprayers they need. Brand will be determined by the VFC program and availability.

Which manufacturers will be available to providers?

  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Sanofi Pasteur, AstraZeneca, and Seqirus flu vaccines will be provided for 2022-2023. The vaccine will ship as it becomes available to the VFC Program.

Is Flu-Mist available for the 2022-2023 flu season?

Yes, Flu-Mist is available for pre-book.

Access guide with instructions on how pre-book vaccine in English and Spanish.

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

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.

 

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Thursday, January 6, 12:30pm

 Wednesday, January 12, 12:30pm * Spanish

Wednesday, January 19, 12:00pm

2021 Holiday Vaccine Shipping and Ordering Schedule

Immunization Section updates for Vaccines for Children/Vaccines for Adults (VFC/VFA) providers. It does not apply to COVID-19 vaccine shipments.

  • All providers can now place orders for flu vaccine using Florida SHOTS.
  • Holiday Vaccine Shipping and Ordering:
    • Orders placed after December 13th may not be shipped prior to January 1, 2022.
    • Vaccine will be shipped up to December 16th but will not be shipped from December 17th through December 31, 2021. Regular vaccine shipments will resume on January 3, 2022.

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.

Florida SHOTS LIVE Webinar: VFC TIPS

At Florida SHOTS, we understand the importance of maintaining an accurate Vaccines for Children/COVID-19 vaccine inventory. In our upcoming live webinars, we have gathered a few important tips to share. These include checking vaccine order status, completing inventory adjustments for expired/wasted vaccines, correcting expiration date for COVID-19 vaccines, and generating the Shots Recorded Report.

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UPDATED VFC Inventory Maintenance Guide

It’s vital for Vaccines for Children/Adults (VFC/VFA) participating providers to manage VFC inventory within Florida SHOTS. Our updated guide covers the various tasks that you may need to complete to keep a current and accurate inventory. These tasks include accepting and applying your vaccines to your inventory, making vaccine transfers or adjustments due to wasted or expired vaccines. Access these step-by-step instructions HERE. Available in Spanish HERE.

Florida SHOTS LIVE Webinar: VFC Inventory Maintenance

Accurately maintaining your Vaccines for Children (VFC) inventory is vital to your participation in the program. During this live webinar, we will demonstrate how to complete inventory adjustments to report wasted/expired vaccines, vaccine transfers and generate the "Aging Vaccine Report" to identify vaccines that have expired or will be expiring. We will also review the Shots Recorded Report to touch on the most common errors that can cause inventory discrepancies.

 

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Thursday, March 4, 12:30pm

Tuesday, March 9, 12:30pm*Spanish

Wednesday, March 24, 12:00pm

2021 VFC/VFA Annual Provider Training

The 2021 Vaccines for Children/Adults (VFC/VFA) 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 HERE.