Publication Archives

IZ Express


Our weekly email newsletter, IZ Express, has been in production since 1997 and currently has more than 54,000 subscribers. Each week, it provides up-to-date information about new CDC vaccine recommendations, FDA vaccine approvals, newly released Vaccine Information Statements, new immunization resources, current events, and notable journal articles. See our most current issue, or browse all archives.

IZ Express All Issues

Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide


Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide, published by IAC (now in 2017, provides 142 pages of practical information in an easy-to-use format to help you implement or enhance adult immunization services in your healthcare setting. Specific vaccination recommendations and vaccine coding and billing practices (e.g., Medicare coverage) described in the Guide have changed since 2017 and may no longer be applicable. However, the principles of excellent adult vaccination practice outlined in the Guide are relevant today. The Guide includes web addresses and references to assist you in staying up to date with current information. Developed by staff at IAC, the Guide had several early reviews for technical accuracy by subject matter experts at CDC and the National Vaccine Program Office.

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Technically Speaking


Technically Speaking is a monthly column in Vaccine Update for Healthcare Professionals, an online newsletter from the Vaccine Education Center (VEC) at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Technically Speaking covers practical topics in immunization delivery, such as vaccine administration, contraindications and precautions, dosing, and minimum intervals.

Our founder, Dr. Deborah Wexler, wrote the column from 2016 to her last issue in June 2021 when she retired, and each of her columns is archived on our website.

Dr. Wexler’s Technically Speaking Archives

Needle Tips


Needle Tips was our flagship publication for healthcare professionals from 1994 through 2017, when its content was merged with our weekly email newsletter, IZ Express. It was first printed and mailed semiannually and became a quarterly online publication beginning in 2010.

Needle Tips included practical information and guidance based on recommendations from CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and is also where our popular Ask the Experts feature got its start.

Needle Tips Archives

Vaccinate Adults


Vaccinate Adults focused on adult immunization based on recommendations of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. It also featured a wealth of additional materials, including ready-to-copy immunization education materials to give to clinic staff or to hand out to patients.

Vaccinate Adults was published from 1997 to 2017. It began as a semiannual printed newsletter, then in 2010, it became a quarterly online publication. The content was merged with our weekly email newsletter, IZ Express in 2017.

Vaccinate Adults Archives

Vaccinate Women


Vaccinate Women was a 12-page annual publication for obstetrics and gynecology healthcare professionals. It was published from 2002 to 2008 and focused on the use of vaccines for women, including perinatal care of mothers and neonates, based on recommendations of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

Vaccinate Women received funding through a cooperative agreement with CDC. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists helped support the distribution of the newsletter to its members.

Vaccinate Women Archives

“Dear Colleague” Letters

2015–2021 and our partners periodically publish “Dear Colleague” letters to bring important issues deserving of special attention to the medical and public health community.

“Dear Colleague” Archives

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