Seasonal Flu Vaccine

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The healthcare supply chain plays a critical role each flu season in delivering products to prevent the spread of the flu virus and protect the health of millions of Americans. Distributors provide flu vaccines, rapid diagnostics tests, hypodermic supplies and other critical medical products to healthcare settings across the U.S. HIDA works with Congress, industry partners, federal and state agencies to continually improve the flu vaccine supply chain.

What Members Need to Know

HIDA leads the HIDA Flu Initiative that partners with national organizations such as the American Medical Association (AMA) and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, in order to educate stakeholders on the role of distribution during the flu season.

Questions?  Contact HIDA Government Affairs:

Mary Beth Spencer, MPS»
Director of Government Affairs
HIDA, 703-838-6133

National Influenza Vaccination Week and Influenza Updates

HIDA joins CDC in promoting National Influenza Vaccination Week each December as a reminder that its never too late to vaccinate, especially for people in higher risk groups.

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HIDA members as well as stakeholders in the influenza vaccine supply chain and government agencies responsible for the public health and oversight of the production and distribution of influenza vaccines can rely on HIDA for key information on flu vaccine production and utilization. HIDA tracks flu vaccine supply &allocation, patient & physician vaccination trends, manufacturing & distribution processes, Medicare reimbursements, quality reporting measures related to influenza vaccination, and vaccine effectiveness trends.

Industry Flu Resources

Flu Supply News

10.16.20: CDC: Preliminary Influenza Activity And Distribution Updates
10.14.20: Predictive Analytics Models Forecast Prevalence Of Flu Strains
10.10.20: CDC: Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report For Week 41 Ending October 10, 2020
10.7.20: Why This Year's Flu Vaccine Is Vital In Fight Against COVID-19
9.30.20: Preparing For Flu Season Amid COVID-19 - What PCPs Need To Know
9.29.20: Patient Outreach Helps Prepare For Upcoming COVID-19, Flu Season
9.11.20: Health Systems Rethink Flu Shot Strategy During COVID-19 (subscription)
9.08.20: Pediatricians Advise That Children Get Their Influenza Vaccine Before The End Of October
8.30.20: Companies Rush To Shore Up COVID-19 Testing Ahead Of Flu Season (Subscription required)
8.28.20: COVID + Influenza: This Is A Good Year To Get A Flu Shot, Experts Advise
8.25.20: Flu-Season Testing Delays Could Make It Easier For The Coronavirus To Spread Undetected
8.20.20: Flu Season Will Be A Test Run For The Biggest-Ever Vaccine Campaign In US
8.17.20: Fearing A ‘Twindemic,’ Health Experts Push Urgently For Flu Shots
8.14.20: Beset By Coronavirus, Health Authorities Brace For Flu Season
7.24.20: COVID-19 Measures Have All But Wiped Out The Flu In The Southern Hemisphere
7.17.20: CDC: COVID-19 Mitigation Tactics, Flu Shots Key For Upcoming Flu Season
7.7.20: FDA Approves Tests To Screen For COVID-19, Flu At Same Time
6.26.20: CDC: Administering Flu Vaccines During The COVID-19 Pandemic
6.10.20: Flu Shot Makers Gear Up - And Get Creative - For A Critical Vaccination Season
4.10.20: Flu Killed 24,000, Sickened 39 Million This Season
4.7.20: Advisory Board: The 2019-2020 flu season is finally starting to wind down