Planning a community vaccine event?
These resources will help you plan, prepare and implement your event. Adapt these examples and guidance to fit your specific needs.
- Public School Facility and Site Assessment Worksheet — Form to collect necessary information on a potential vaccine site.
- Needle Stick injury or Other Blood Exposure Procedures — Just in time training on how to treat and prevent transmission of blood-borne pathogens.
- CDC Checklist for COVID-19 Vaccines — Questionnaire to determine whether or not a person should receive vaccine. Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Vietnamese, and Tagalog.
- CDC V-Safe App Info — Smartphone-based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to provide personalized health check-ins after you receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Also available in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Vietnamese, and Tagalog.
- COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-up Clinic Hold Harmless Agreement — A letter to use with partners for pop-up clinics outlining a basic hold harmless agreement.
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Site assessment checklist
Consider these questions when assessing a potential event site.
- Does the site have multiple points of entrance and exit?
- Does the site have adequate space for cars to line up? Would traffic back up onto the road?
- How far apart can vaccine stations be?
- Does the site have room for holding lanes?
- How many vaccine lanes can the site fit?
- Where can event staff park?
- Where can a mobile operations command center park?
- Where can a trailer park?
- Where can portable bathrooms go?
- Do buses, parents or staff need to access the area?
- Where is the nearest bus stop?
- Who is the facility point of contact on the day of the event?
- Can people with mobility issues access the site?
- Pre-event activities—Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- Vaccine storage and handling toolkit—CDC.
- Mobile immunization toolkit—Immunity Community.
- Using mRNA COVID-19 vaccines: Interim clinical considerations—CDC.
- Off-site vaccine event guidelines—Washington State Department of Health (DOH).
Be aware, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup concluded COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for children as young as 6 months. Available to children 6 months to 4 years old: Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, in a 3-dose primary series. Be sure to review dosage and vial labeling … 06/22/22 Health Advisory: COVID-19 Vaccine for Children as Young as 6 Months
04/27/22 Health Advisory: CDC Treatment Updates and ACIP expands COVID-19 vaccine second booster dose eligibility
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