• Failure to vaccinate is likely driver of U.S. measles outbreaks, report says

    People who don’t get vaccinated are the most likely reason for the steady increase in the rate of measles and major outbreaks in the United States, according to an analysis released Tuesday. The findings, published in JAMA, add to the body of evidence linking failure to vaccinate with the spread of the highly infectious and […]

  • CDC Campaign

    Join in CDC’s Campaign to Fight Flu! Join the campaign by sharing messages on the importance of flu vaccination, preventive actions, and antiviral treatment. Resources, including social media and newsletter messages, and graphics are available in our digital campaign toolkit.

  • Patient Education Videos for Your Practice!

      Sponsored through a grant from the NJ Department of Health, NJAFP has created a series of patient education videos designed to dispell the myths surrounding vaccines. These short videos are free to download and use in your waiting room or exam room. You may also request a DVD if your office does not have an Internet-enabled […]

  • Correcting Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s vaccine ‘facts’

    When people misrepresent facts on the record, journalists are in a tough spot — especially when that information can be harmful. Which brings me to STAT’s recent interview with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., conducted by Helen Branswell

  • Colleges wise to highlight meningitis B risks to students

    With classes beginning across New Jersey, several local colleges and universities, including Princeton and Rutgers, are now providing on-campus access to the meningococcal serotype B vaccine. This vaccine can prevent serious invasive disease – including blood stream infections, meningitis, and pneumonia – that result from meningococcal serotype B infection. The consequences of these illnesses are […]

  • State of the ImmUnion Report

    How strong are the country’s defenses against vaccine-preventable diseases and how well are U.S. citizens protected? Download this report from Every Child by Two that examines vaccine protection in the US.

PBS News Hour

Link to access Module
Link to access Module
Every year, nearly 1000 infants across the US are infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV), despite the national goal to completely eliminate perinatal HBV transmission. The New Jersey Immunization Network, in partnership with the New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, the NJ Department of Health and St. Barnabas Medical Center, introduces the Hep-B on-demand CME/CNE-approved Learning Module, designed to improve New Jersey’s low national ranking (48th out of 51) for administering the Hep-B birth dose within 24 hours of birth.
 

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