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Events

May
10
Mon
VDH Office Hours for Providers
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

VDH has started holding office hours for providers from 4PM – 5PM Mondays, Wednesday, and  Fridays.  

We understand the vaccine program is dynamic and fast moving. The goal of the office hours is to get answers to your questions quickly, encourage collaboration between VDH and providers, and to improve data reporting and vaccine throughput. 

This is an addition to direct conversations you are having with our staff. You are still welcome to continue those direct conversations and we may request you to continue conversations started during office hours with our staff. We look forward to offering this opportunity as another means to improve our coordination with you.

We have added conference call information for the office hours below.

Join Webex Meeting 

Meeting number (access code): 185 596 9274 

Meeting password: iiGZgS8MM33 

Join with a Phone: +1-517-466-2023,,1855969274## 

May
12
Wed
Emergency Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to include Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for 12-15 year olds
May 12 @ 11:00 am

Recommendations on the use of vaccines for the United States.

Meeting Link: Join here!

Draft Agenda: Review here!

ASPR Webinar: Be a COVID-19 Vaccine Champion
May 12 @ 1:30 pm

As healthcare and public health systems continue vaccinating community members against COVID-19, there is a need to provide
information that builds confidence and helps people make informed decisions about the vaccines. ASPR TRACIE, in collaboration
with New York City Health + Hospitals, is hosting the “Be A COVID-19 Vaccine Champion” webinar where speakers will discuss this
local initiative dedicated to building confidence in the vaccines; provide information about the current FDA authorized COVID-19
vaccines and their safety and effectiveness; and share effective communication strategies to encourage friends, family,
colleagues, and the community to get vaccinated. Additional educational resources and tools developed by local healthcare
partners will be shared. There will also be significant time provided for participant Q&A.

Moderator: Meghan Treber, MS, ASPR TRACIE
Welcome/Introductions: Joseph Lamana, BSN, MPA, Director, Readiness Division, Office of Emergency Management and Medical Operations, HHS ASPR

Speakers:
• Celine Gounder, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine & Infectious Diseases, NYU School of Medicine & Bellevue Hospital
• Syra Madad, DHSc, MCP, Senior Director, System-wide Special Pathogens Program, NYC Health + Hospitals

REGISTER HERE for this free webinar; it will also be recorded and archived on the ASPR TRACIE website. Each registrant will
receive a unique link needed to access the webinar. Please note: The link can only be used on one computer; registrants should
not forward their registration confirmation emails to others. Registration is limited to the first 1,000 participants.

VDH Office Hours for Providers
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

VDH has started holding office hours for providers from 4PM – 5PM Mondays, Wednesday, and  Fridays.  

We understand the vaccine program is dynamic and fast moving. The goal of the office hours is to get answers to your questions quickly, encourage collaboration between VDH and providers, and to improve data reporting and vaccine throughput. 

This is an addition to direct conversations you are having with our staff. You are still welcome to continue those direct conversations and we may request you to continue conversations started during office hours with our staff. We look forward to offering this opportunity as another means to improve our coordination with you.

We have added conference call information for the office hours below.

Join Webex Meeting 

Meeting number (access code): 185 596 9274 

Meeting password: iiGZgS8MM33 

Join with a Phone: +1-517-466-2023,,1855969274## 

May
13
Thu
CMS Webinar: Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence
May 13 @ 12:00 pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health will host a May 13 webinar on building COVID-19 vaccine confidence.

Meeting link: Join here!

NASEM Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccines: Leveraging History for Equity-Centered Approaches
May 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This webinar will explore current and historical efforts to vaccinate communities of color and indigenous communities to evaluate lessons learned and their applicability to COVID-19 currently. A panel of invited speakers will discuss the following questions:

• Have earlier efforts undertaken to vaccinate communities of color and indigenous communities been successful?

• Were there cultural components that worked (or didn’t work) well?

• Who were and are the trusted sources of information that are respected by communities of color and indigenous communities?

• How do we as a society address the process of vaccination in the context of systemic racism and historical marginalization of indigenous communities and communities of color?

There will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions of the panelists.

Meeting link: Register here!

May
14
Fri
VDH Office Hours for Providers
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

VDH has started holding office hours for providers from 4PM – 5PM Mondays, Wednesday, and  Fridays.  

We understand the vaccine program is dynamic and fast moving. The goal of the office hours is to get answers to your questions quickly, encourage collaboration between VDH and providers, and to improve data reporting and vaccine throughput. 

This is an addition to direct conversations you are having with our staff. You are still welcome to continue those direct conversations and we may request you to continue conversations started during office hours with our staff. We look forward to offering this opportunity as another means to improve our coordination with you.

We have added conference call information for the office hours below.

Join Webex Meeting 

Meeting number (access code): 185 596 9274 

Meeting password: iiGZgS8MM33 

Join with a Phone: +1-517-466-2023,,1855969274## 

May
17
Mon
VDH Office Hours for Providers
May 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

VDH has started holding office hours for providers from 4PM – 5PM Mondays, Wednesday, and  Fridays.  

We understand the vaccine program is dynamic and fast moving. The goal of the office hours is to get answers to your questions quickly, encourage collaboration between VDH and providers, and to improve data reporting and vaccine throughput. 

This is an addition to direct conversations you are having with our staff. You are still welcome to continue those direct conversations and we may request you to continue conversations started during office hours with our staff. We look forward to offering this opportunity as another means to improve our coordination with you.

We have added conference call information for the office hours below.

Join Webex Meeting 

Meeting number (access code): 185 596 9274 

Meeting password: iiGZgS8MM33 

Join with a Phone: +1-517-466-2023,,1855969274## 

May
18
Tue
VDH Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Expert Panel
May 18 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Join the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) at a panel for the pediatric community focused on providing COVID-19 vaccines to children and teens. Please share details of this panel with members of your professional organizations. This webinar is open to all healthcare professionals and all healthcare staff but will be focused on pediatrics.

Dial In: +1-408-418-9388, 1323014751#
Panel Link: Click Here to Join

Moderator:
Michael Martin, MD FAAP
President
Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
www.virginiapediatrics.org

Meet Your Experts:

Joanna Pitts BSN, RN, NCSN, CNOR
School Health Nurse Consultant
Virginia Department of Health
Division of Child and Family Health

Dr. Emily Godbout, DO, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Epidemiologist, Director of Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship
Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Christy Gray, MPH, CHES, CHTS-CP
Director, Division of Immunization
Virginia Department of Health

Danny TK Avula, MD, MPH
Virginia Vaccination Coordinator
Virginia Department of Health

May
19
Wed
VDH Office Hours for Providers
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

VDH has started holding office hours for providers from 4PM – 5PM Mondays, Wednesday, and  Fridays.  

We understand the vaccine program is dynamic and fast moving. The goal of the office hours is to get answers to your questions quickly, encourage collaboration between VDH and providers, and to improve data reporting and vaccine throughput. 

This is an addition to direct conversations you are having with our staff. You are still welcome to continue those direct conversations and we may request you to continue conversations started during office hours with our staff. We look forward to offering this opportunity as another means to improve our coordination with you.

We have added conference call information for the office hours below.

Join Webex Meeting 

Meeting number (access code): 185 596 9274 

Meeting password: iiGZgS8MM33 

Join with a Phone: +1-517-466-2023,,1855969274## 

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Expert Panel
Tuesday, May 18th 12:15-1:15pm EST

Join VDH for an Expert Panel on Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination

When and Meeting Access:

Tuesday, May 18th 12:15-1:15pm EST
Dial In: +1-408-418-9388, 1323014751#
Panel Link:Click Here to Join

Moderator:

Michael Martin, MD FAAP President Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics www.virginiapediatrics.org


Meet Your Experts:

Joanna Pitts BSN, RN, NCSN, CNOR

School Health Nurse Consultant
Virginia Department of Health
Division of Child and Family Health

Christy Gray, MPH, CHES, CHTS-CP

Director, Division of Immunization
Virginia Department of Health

Dr. Emily Godbout, DO, MPH

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Epidemiologist,
Director of Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Danny TK Avula, MD, MPH

Virginia Vaccination Coordinator
Virginia Department of Health


Please mark your calendars for this important event. Continue to check for additional opportunities that will be made available on our calendar. This webinar will be recorded, and the recording will be available on Virginia Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Resources webpage. If you have questions about upcoming trainings or educations opportunities, please reach out to eprtraining@vdh.virginia.gov.

May
10
Mon
VDH Office Hours for Providers
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

VDH has started holding office hours for providers from 4PM – 5PM Mondays, Wednesday, and  Fridays.  

We understand the vaccine program is dynamic and fast moving. The goal of the office hours is to get answers to your questions quickly, encourage collaboration between VDH and providers, and to improve data reporting and vaccine throughput. 

This is an addition to direct conversations you are having with our staff. You are still welcome to continue those direct conversations and we may request you to continue conversations started during office hours with our staff. We look forward to offering this opportunity as another means to improve our coordination with you.

We have added conference call information for the office hours below.

Join Webex Meeting 

Meeting number (access code): 185 596 9274 

Meeting password: iiGZgS8MM33 

Join with a Phone: +1-517-466-2023,,1855969274## 

May
12
Wed
Emergency Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to include Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for 12-15 year olds
May 12 @ 11:00 am

Recommendations on the use of vaccines for the United States.

Meeting Link: Join here!

Draft Agenda: Review here!

ASPR Webinar: Be a COVID-19 Vaccine Champion
May 12 @ 1:30 pm

As healthcare and public health systems continue vaccinating community members against COVID-19, there is a need to provide
information that builds confidence and helps people make informed decisions about the vaccines. ASPR TRACIE, in collaboration
with New York City Health + Hospitals, is hosting the “Be A COVID-19 Vaccine Champion” webinar where speakers will discuss this
local initiative dedicated to building confidence in the vaccines; provide information about the current FDA authorized COVID-19
vaccines and their safety and effectiveness; and share effective communication strategies to encourage friends, family,
colleagues, and the community to get vaccinated. Additional educational resources and tools developed by local healthcare
partners will be shared. There will also be significant time provided for participant Q&A.

Moderator: Meghan Treber, MS, ASPR TRACIE
Welcome/Introductions: Joseph Lamana, BSN, MPA, Director, Readiness Division, Office of Emergency Management and Medical Operations, HHS ASPR

Speakers:
• Celine Gounder, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine & Infectious Diseases, NYU School of Medicine & Bellevue Hospital
• Syra Madad, DHSc, MCP, Senior Director, System-wide Special Pathogens Program, NYC Health + Hospitals

REGISTER HERE for this free webinar; it will also be recorded and archived on the ASPR TRACIE website. Each registrant will
receive a unique link needed to access the webinar. Please note: The link can only be used on one computer; registrants should
not forward their registration confirmation emails to others. Registration is limited to the first 1,000 participants.

VDH Office Hours for Providers
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

VDH has started holding office hours for providers from 4PM – 5PM Mondays, Wednesday, and  Fridays.  

We understand the vaccine program is dynamic and fast moving. The goal of the office hours is to get answers to your questions quickly, encourage collaboration between VDH and providers, and to improve data reporting and vaccine throughput. 

This is an addition to direct conversations you are having with our staff. You are still welcome to continue those direct conversations and we may request you to continue conversations started during office hours with our staff. We look forward to offering this opportunity as another means to improve our coordination with you.

We have added conference call information for the office hours below.

Join Webex Meeting 

Meeting number (access code): 185 596 9274 

Meeting password: iiGZgS8MM33 

Join with a Phone: +1-517-466-2023,,1855969274## 

May
13
Thu
CMS Webinar: Building COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence
May 13 @ 12:00 pm

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health will host a May 13 webinar on building COVID-19 vaccine confidence.

Meeting link: Join here!

NASEM Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccines: Leveraging History for Equity-Centered Approaches
May 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This webinar will explore current and historical efforts to vaccinate communities of color and indigenous communities to evaluate lessons learned and their applicability to COVID-19 currently. A panel of invited speakers will discuss the following questions:

• Have earlier efforts undertaken to vaccinate communities of color and indigenous communities been successful?

• Were there cultural components that worked (or didn’t work) well?

• Who were and are the trusted sources of information that are respected by communities of color and indigenous communities?

• How do we as a society address the process of vaccination in the context of systemic racism and historical marginalization of indigenous communities and communities of color?

There will be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions of the panelists.

Meeting link: Register here!

May
14
Fri
VDH Office Hours for Providers
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

VDH has started holding office hours for providers from 4PM – 5PM Mondays, Wednesday, and  Fridays.  

We understand the vaccine program is dynamic and fast moving. The goal of the office hours is to get answers to your questions quickly, encourage collaboration between VDH and providers, and to improve data reporting and vaccine throughput. 

This is an addition to direct conversations you are having with our staff. You are still welcome to continue those direct conversations and we may request you to continue conversations started during office hours with our staff. We look forward to offering this opportunity as another means to improve our coordination with you.

We have added conference call information for the office hours below.

Join Webex Meeting 

Meeting number (access code): 185 596 9274 

Meeting password: iiGZgS8MM33 

Join with a Phone: +1-517-466-2023,,1855969274## 

May
17
Mon
VDH Office Hours for Providers
May 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

VDH has started holding office hours for providers from 4PM – 5PM Mondays, Wednesday, and  Fridays.  

We understand the vaccine program is dynamic and fast moving. The goal of the office hours is to get answers to your questions quickly, encourage collaboration between VDH and providers, and to improve data reporting and vaccine throughput. 

This is an addition to direct conversations you are having with our staff. You are still welcome to continue those direct conversations and we may request you to continue conversations started during office hours with our staff. We look forward to offering this opportunity as another means to improve our coordination with you.

We have added conference call information for the office hours below.

Join Webex Meeting 

Meeting number (access code): 185 596 9274 

Meeting password: iiGZgS8MM33 

Join with a Phone: +1-517-466-2023,,1855969274## 

May
18
Tue
VDH Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Expert Panel
May 18 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Join the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) at a panel for the pediatric community focused on providing COVID-19 vaccines to children and teens. Please share details of this panel with members of your professional organizations. This webinar is open to all healthcare professionals and all healthcare staff but will be focused on pediatrics.

Dial In: +1-408-418-9388, 1323014751#
Panel Link: Click Here to Join

Moderator:
Michael Martin, MD FAAP
President
Virginia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
www.virginiapediatrics.org

Meet Your Experts:

Joanna Pitts BSN, RN, NCSN, CNOR
School Health Nurse Consultant
Virginia Department of Health
Division of Child and Family Health

Dr. Emily Godbout, DO, MPH
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Epidemiologist, Director of Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship
Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Christy Gray, MPH, CHES, CHTS-CP
Director, Division of Immunization
Virginia Department of Health

Danny TK Avula, MD, MPH
Virginia Vaccination Coordinator
Virginia Department of Health

May
19
Wed
VDH Office Hours for Providers
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

VDH has started holding office hours for providers from 4PM – 5PM Mondays, Wednesday, and  Fridays.  

We understand the vaccine program is dynamic and fast moving. The goal of the office hours is to get answers to your questions quickly, encourage collaboration between VDH and providers, and to improve data reporting and vaccine throughput. 

This is an addition to direct conversations you are having with our staff. You are still welcome to continue those direct conversations and we may request you to continue conversations started during office hours with our staff. We look forward to offering this opportunity as another means to improve our coordination with you.

We have added conference call information for the office hours below.

Join Webex Meeting 

Meeting number (access code): 185 596 9274 

Meeting password: iiGZgS8MM33 

Join with a Phone: +1-517-466-2023,,1855969274## 

Resources for Vaccine Clinics

Product Inquiries

Phone #: (877)-829-2619 8am-11pm EST 7 days/wk. Basic Administration, Storage & Handling, Diluent, Dry Ice/Shipping Container, Dose availability

Medical Information

Phone #: (800) 438-1985 (COVID Vaccine Only) 8am-11pm EST 7 days/wk. They can assist in answering questions related to: Efficacy, safety, stability, dosage, administration, mechanism of action and Vaccine ingredients of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Shipment Support/Trade

Phone #: (800)-666-7248 8am-8pm EST M-F They can assist in answering questions related to: Where and how to get dry ice, How to return boxes, How to order the vaccine, Order status, Missing diluent

Thermal Shipper Temperature Monitoring and Return Shipping

Phone #: 701-540-4039 8am-11pm EST 7 days/wk.

Email: Pfizer.logistics@controlant.com


McKesson Customer Service

Phone #: (833)-272-6634 (Additional ancillary it supplies & shot cards) Email: SNSSupport@McKesson.com

Moderna Customer Support

Phone #: (866)-663-3762(1-866-MODERNA)