Administer

Establish clear processes within your facility for administering vaccines to residents and staff. Pharmacies, trusted healthcare personnel and community partners can ensure convenient access.

Establishing clear processes within your facility for administering vaccines to residents and staff. Pharmacies, trusted healthcare personnel and community partners can ensure convenient access

Some ways to improve administration include:

  • Offer vaccines onsite at no cost and at regular intervals, especially for staff

  • Implement standing orders to streamline the process

  • Offer PTO for vaccine delivery and side effects

Here are Some Resources to Better Educate Yourself on the Topic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Collection of all vaccine information statements, which includes overview of side effects and benefits, to be provided to patients for each administered vaccine View Here

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Step-by-step guide to help clinical coordinators/supervisors overseeing vaccination clinics held at non-ambulatory care locations follow CDC guidelines and best practices for vaccine shipment, transport, storage, handling, preparation, administration, and documentation View Here

Immunize.org

Printable resource to determine contraindications when screening adults prior to vaccination View Here

AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine

Request form for staff wishing to receive exemptions to vaccination requirements View Here

ALG Senior

Request form for staff wishing to receive exemptions to vaccination requirements View Here