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Influenza Immunization

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Keep informed about the latest on Alberta's Influenza Immunization program.

Vaccine Agreement & Ordering

Influenza Vaccine Agreement and Ordering

We are currently working on the 2016 – 2017 Influenza Vaccine Agreement and will have it posted once finalized. Thank you for your patience.

The Agreement must be signed by all qualified community and/or other authorized providers with prescribing authority (e.g. physicians, nurse practitioners, LTC facilities, Workplace Health & Safety, etc.) who wish to access provincially funded influenza vaccine, to administer in community offices/clinics/sites.

Completing the Agreement

  • Open the Agreement by clicking on the above link
  • Complete all form fields
  • Insert the name and fax number of the Zone influenza immunization contact for your respective area. See Zone Contacts.
  • Print off the Agreement
  • Sign as the authorized provider. By signing this Agreement, the individual accepts responsibility for the implementation of the terms outlined in the Agreement.
  • Fax the signed agreement to the appropriate Zone contact (as identified on the Zone contact list).

Ordering

Vaccine will be ordered through the Alberta Vaccine Inventory (AVI) system for all Zones. Information on ordering will be communicated directly to you, through your Zone contact, by the end of September. You must submit this signed Agreement before vaccine will be released to community offices/clinics/sites through AVI.

Pharmacies must order and receive Influenza Vaccine through their primary pharmacy wholesale distributors.

Alert

This is a reminder to all vaccine providers involved in the provincially funded immunization program. All vaccine storage and handling requirements outlined in the Alberta Health Vaccine Cold Chain Policy must be fully implemented by September 30, 2016 in order to continue to receive provincially funded vaccine. Ability to order vaccine will be impacted for sites that are not compliant with the policy by this date. It is recommended that providers make any necessary equipment purchases as soon as possible; it may take time for these purchases to arrive at your sites or be installed.

Related Documents - Must Read

Info Package

Influenza Information Package

The below documents contain important information for community providers implementing a safe and effective influenza immunization program for 2015-2016.

 

Pharmacy FAQs

Pharmacy FAQs

All questions regarding billing are to be directed to Alberta Blue Cross.

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Package

  1. Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Biological Page
    Detailed information related to pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine used as part of the Alberta Immunization Program is located on the AHS Immunization Program Standards Manual home page under “Biological Product Information”.
  2. Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Eligibility and Reporting Guidelines 
  3. Pneumovax®23 Product Monograph
  4. Pneumococcal Vaccine Information Sheet 
  5. Consent for Influenza Immunization

 

General Reference

Infection, Prevention & Control Documents

These resources are designed to help prevent and manage the spread of Influenza like-illness (ILI) and seasonal Influenza.

General Information

Acute Care

Continuing Care

Reference Documents

Newsletters

Updates & Newsletters for Healthcare Professionals