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Fax Facts - October 3, 2019

Attention: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Walk-in Clinics, Hospitals’ Administration, Emergency, Infection Control, Occupational Health, Long-Term Care Homes

RE: 2019-2020 UNIVERSAL INFLUENZA IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM (UIIP)

We will be receiving our first allotment of influenza (flu) vaccine this week. This flu vaccine is to be used for high-risk clients only.

• The amount of flu vaccine you will receive has been pre-determined and no vaccine order is required.

• A copy of the documentation for the previous 4 weeks of fridge temperatures is required. Please fax to 1-905-885-5352 or email to immunization@hkpr.on.ca by Friday, October 4th.

• You will be notified once the Health Unit has received additional flu vaccine.

• Flu Vaccine Order Forms will be included with your first vaccine allotment.

• All vaccine must be transported according to the Ministry of Health Vaccine Storage and Handling Guidelines

Pick-up/Delivery Days for High-Risk Flu Vaccine:

• Vaccine Pick-Up Day Port Hope & Lindsay Offices: Thursday, October 10th between 8:30-12:30 and 1:30-4:00

• Facilities and offices that receive their vaccine by delivery: Monday, October 7th

The UIIP implementation package is available at: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/flu/uiip/default.aspx

If you require further information, please contact the Health Unit at 1-866-888-4577 ext. 1507.