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Monterey County Immunization Coalition

Published on . Last modified on March 11, 2016

immunize themMonterey County Immunization Coalition

The Monterey County Immunization Coalition is a group of service providers, public health representatives, school nurses, and industry experts whose purpose is improve and promote vaccination services in Monterey County. 

Mission Statement: To promote the health of all residents of Monterey County by advocating for the benefits of immunizations and striving to safely immunize our communities against all vaccine preventable disease.

Objectives:

  1. 90% of children will be fully immunized by age 3 by 2020
  2. 90% of adolescents will be fully immunized by 2020.
  3. 90% of 18 + (adults) will be fully immunized by 2020
  4. Review vaccine updates biannually through education and communication.
  5. 100% of vaccines administered to children and adults will be documented in the Registry (CAIR) for the providers utilizing CAIR/or the ability to link to CAIR.
  6. 90% of high risk adults will receive the flu vaccine every season.

Goals:

  1. Increase vaccine rates by promoting vaccines to all populations / ages
  2. Remove barriers
    • Cost
    • Hours of Clinic
    • Transportation
    • Billing
    • Lack of Education
  3. Education
    • Parents
    • Providers
  4. Decrease missed opportunities
  5. Expand Coalition
  6. Coordinate Efforts

Members of the group attend quarterly meetings.  Please contact Angela Gladstone, PHN, at 831-755-4683 or gladstonea@co.monterey.ca.us if you are interested in learning additional information about the Immunization Coalition or would like to be added to the Immunization Coalition email distribution list.

DateTimeLocationAgenda
June 15, 2016TBDMonterey County Health Department, Whitney Room, SalinasTBD
March 10, 201611:30 am to 1:30 pm 5 Lower Ragsdale Dr, Cypress Room, MontereyMarch 2016 IZ Coalition Agenda
 December 10, 2015 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Monterey County Health Department, Whitney Room, SalinasDecember 2015 IZ Coalition Agenda
 September 17, 2015 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 5 Lower Ragsdale Dr, Cypress Room, MontereySeptember 2015 IZ Coalition Agenda
 June 15, 201511:30 am to 1:30 pm Monterey County Health Department, Whitney Room, SalinasJune 2015 IZ Coalition Agenda
 March 12, 201511:30 am to 1:30 pm Monterey County Health Department, Whitney Room, SalinasMarch 2015 IZ Coalition Agenda

For Additional Information about Immunization Issues

California Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and PreventionMarch 2016 IZ Coalition Agenda

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