Vaccine storage & handling toolkit
Published Date:May 2014
Corporate Authors:National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (U.S.)
Description:Introduction -- Vaccine cold chain -- Storage and handling plans -- Staff -- Vaccine storage equipment -- Temperature monitoring equipment -- Vaccine storage and handling best practices -- Storage unit temperature monitoring -- Troubleshooting -- Vaccine inventory management -- Vaccine deliveries -- Vaccine transport -- Vaccine preparation -- Vaccine disposal -- Resources -- Resources.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit provides best practices based on recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), vaccine manufacturers’ product information, and studies conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). CDC encourages immunization providers to move toward implementing these best practices and recommendations as soon as possible.
• This toolkit provides vaccine storage and handling best practices.
• CDC encourages providers to move toward implementing these recommendations as soon as possible.
• Refer to the manufacturer’s product information/package inserts for storage and handling guidance for individual vaccines.
• VFC providers or providers who have other vaccines purchased with public funds should consult their immunization program for specific recommendations and requirements.
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