CDC Updates Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Published: 09/20/2019

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Pharmacy,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated a chapter in their Manual for the Surveillance of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases.  The manual provides current guidelines for those directly involved in surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD), especially personnel at the local health departments. For each of the vaccine-preventable diseases, this manual includes a chapter describing the importance of rapid case identification; the importance of surveillance; disease

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