Bureau of Immunization Guidance Documents

Date Title Subject Location
12/20/2007 Health Advisory: Recommendations for Vaccination of Health Care Personnel (HCP) Vaccination of Health Care Personnel www.health.ny.gov/guidance/oph/cch/immunization/12-20-07_advisory.pdf
11/02/2006 Dear CEO Letter: To Advise Facilities of New Requirements Pertaining to the Immunization of Hospital Inpatients 65 Years of Age or Older Against Influenza and Pneumococcal Disease Immunization of Hospital Inpatients 65 Years of Age or Older Against Influenza and Pneumococcal Disease www.health.ny.gov/guidance/oph/cch/immunization/2006-11_immunization_ceo_letter.pdf
09/2008 Dear Administrator Letter: School Survey Instruction Booklet and Immunization Worksheet Online School Survey Assessment (OSAS) www.health.ny.gov/guidance/oph/cch/immunization/2008-09_ltr_to_schools_availablity_of_osas.pdfvch
04/2009 Online School Assessment Survey Quick Guide: Instructions for Accessing the Online School Survey OSAS Access Instructions Online School Assessment Survey Quick Guide: Instructions for Accessing the Online School Survey
Immunization Worksheet for Grades K-12 Worksheet www.health.ny.gov/guidance/oph/cch/immunization/school_worksheet_k-12.pdf
Immunization Worksheet for Pre-K/Day Care Worksheet www.health.ny.gov/guidance/oph/cch/immunization/school_worksheet_pre_k.pdf
05/2005 Sample College Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccination Response Form Sample health form meeting PHL section 2167 requirements www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/meningococcal/docs/college_response_form.pdf
07/2005 Meningococcal Sample Parent Letters (PHL Section 2167) Sample letters to be used by schools/camps www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/meningococcal/docs/college_parent_letter.doc
06/30/05 Update to New York State Public Health Law Section 2112 Restricting Use of Thimerosal-Containing Vaccines Provides advice for providers complying with the law www.health.ny.gov/regulations/public_health_law/section/2112/information_for_physicians/update_to_state_law_restricting_thimerosol.htm
05/2008 Health Advisory: Effective July 1, 2008, New York State Law Prohibits the Administration of Vaccines Containing More Than Trace Amounts of Thimerosal to Children Less Than 3 Years of Age and Pregnant Women Summary of law www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/providers/state_law_restricting_thimerosol_2008-04-23.htm
09/2008 New York State Public Health Law Section 2112 Important Information for Physicians Caring for Children Less Than 3 Years of Age How to work with law in a practice www.health.ny.gov/regulations/public_health_law/section/2112/information_for_physicians/children_less_than_three.htm
09/2008 New York State Public Health Law Section 2112 Important Information for Physicians Caring for Pregnant Women Information for Physicians Caring for Pregnant Women www.health.ny.gov/regulations/public_health_law/section/2112/information_for_physicians/pregnant_women.htm
09/2010 Online School Survey Letter Letter to schools about survey www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/schools/school_survey/index.htm
04/2008 Online School Assessment Survey Quick Guide Instructions for Accessing the Online School Survey www.health.ny.gov/guidance/oph/cch/immunization/osas_quick_guide.pdf
07/2007 School Survey Instruction Booklet Annual School Survey Forms www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/schools/school_survey/index.htm
04/2008 Instructions for School Immunization Survey Worksheet for K-12 instructions www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/schools/school_survey/index.htm
04/2008 Immunization Worksheet for Grades K-12 worksheet www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/schools/school_survey/index.htm
04/2008 Instructions for Pre-K/Day Care Immunization Survey Worksheet Instructions for School Immunization Survey Worksheet www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/schools/school_survey/index.htm
04/2008 School Survey Immunization Worksheet for Pre-K/Day Care School Survey Worksheet www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/schools/school_survey/index.htm
08/2013 Vaccines for Children Program Registration Form and Program Requirements VFC Registration form www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-3836.pdf
01/2012 Vaccines for Children Vaccine Loss/Wastage Report Vaccine Loss/Wastage Report www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/docs/vaccine_loss_wastage.pdf
02/2011 Vaccines for Children Monthly Doses Administered Report Monthly Doses Administered Report www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/docs/monthly_doses_administered.pdf
06/2008 Vaccines for Children Vaccine Administration Log Sheet Vaccine administration log sheet www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/docs/vaccine_admininstration_log_sheet.pdf
02/2011 Vaccines for Children Monthly Inventory Report Monthly Inventory Report www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/docs/monthly_inventory.pdf
12/01/03 Saving Lives With the Universal Hepatitis Birth Dose Fact Sheet for Hospitals on the Universal Birth Dose Program www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/hepatitis/savinglives.htm
06/21/05 Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program Manual (PHL 2500-e) Details hospital treatment and reporting requirements for newborns www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/hepatitis/docs/hepb_manual.pdf
07/2000 Article 21-A Statutory Advisory Requirements for Immunizing LTCF residents and staff Immunizing LTCF residents and staff www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/ltc_act/advisory.htm
12/20/2007 Advisory: Recommendations for Vaccination of Health Care Personnel Immunization of Health Care Personnel www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/influenza/seasonal/providers/health_care_personnel_influenza_immunization_requirements.htm
2008 Health Care Personnel/Hospital Immunization Toolkit Immunization of Health Care Personnel Health Care Personnel/Hospital Immunization Toolkit
2008 Health Care Personnel/Long Term Care Facility Immunization Toolkit Immunization of Health Care Personnel Health Care Personnel Long Term Care Facility Immunization Toolkit
2008 Health Care Personnel/Provider Immunization Toolkit Immunization of Health Care Personnel Health Care Provider Immunization Toolkit
09/2008 New York State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/Attendance Immunization of Children Entering School www.health.ny.gov/publications/2370.pdf
09/2008 New York State Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/Attendance-Spanish Immunization of Children Entering School www.health.ny.gov/publications/2405.pdf
03/2007 6th Grade Entry Law for Tdap Immunizations-Provider Letter Immunization of Children Entering School www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/providers/sixth_grade_entry_law_for_tdap.htm
03/2007 6th Grade Entry Law for Tdap Immunizations-School Administrator Letter Immunization of Children Entering School www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/schools/sixth_grade_entry_law_for_tdap.htm
07/2007 Immunization Handbook for NYS Post-Secondary Institutions Immunization of Students Entering College www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/handbook/index.htm
7/22/2003 Letter From the Commissioner to College/University Health Centers Meningococcal Imm, PHL 2167 www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/meningococcal/letter_to_colleges.htm
8/6/2003 Letter From the Commissioner to Secondary Residential Schools Meningococcal Imm, PHL 2167 www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/meningococcal/letter_to_residential_schools.htm
Spring 2010 Letter to Children's Camp Operator 2010 For Immunization of Campers and Staff http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/schools/2010_childrens_camp_operator_letter.htm
07/2005 Sample Residential Parent Letter - Meningococcal Disease Sample Letter Informing Parents About Law www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/meningococcal/docs/residential_parent_letter.doc
07/2005 Sample Residential School Meningococcal Vaccination Response Form Sample Vaccination Update Form www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/meningococcal/docs/residential_response_form.doc
07/2005 Sample Immunization Record Sample For School To Develop www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/meningococcal/docs/immun_record.doc
01/2003 NYS PHL 2167 Law text www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/meningococcal/s312-a.htm
08/2010 New York State Immunization Information System FAQs (Immunization-NYSIIS) Immunization Registry, PHL 2168 www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/information_system/faq_immunization_information_system.htm
11/2006 Guidance for Hospitals for PHL 2805, Immunization of Inpatients Over 65 Years of Age Against Influenza and Pneumococcal Disease Advise facilities of requirements pertaining to immunization of inpatients 65 years or older www.health.ny.gov/guidance/oph/cch/immunization/2006-11_immunization_ceo_letter.pdf
01/2010 Recommendations for Vaccination of Health Care Personnel Dear Administrator Letter www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/health_care_personnel/index.htm
04/2009 Protecting Your Patients from Influenza Doctor, Protect Thyself...And Your Patients www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/influenza/standing_orders.htm
07/2001 Immunizing in Health Care facilities Advisory www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/ltc_act/advisory.htm
06/2010 NYSDOH Emergency Preparedness Priority Area: Infectious Disease - Immunization www.health.ny.gov/prevention/prevention_agenda/infectious_disease/immunization.htm
08/2010 Influenza Vaccination for Health Care Personnel Vaccination Information for Health Care Personnel www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/health_care_personnel/vaccination_info_health_care_personnel.htm