PHAC Webinar for Health Care Providers: Seasonal Influenza Immunization 2021-2022

Introduction

This moderated webinar discusses the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommendations on seasonal influenza vaccine use for the 2021-2022 season during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID) presents:

A Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Webinar to inform health care and vaccine providers on the topic of seasonal influenza immunization for 2021-2022 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Synopsis

This moderated and live webinar will discuss the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommendations on seasonal influenza vaccine use for the 2021-2022 season during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will address the role of health care providers in vaccine uptake and will include an overview of antiviral treatment of influenza. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions.

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • discuss the importance of seasonal influenza vaccination and COVID-19 vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • identify and address barriers to seasonal influenza vaccine uptake
  • apply the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) recommendations on seasonal influenza vaccine use for the 2021-2022 season
  • identify where to access NACI and relevant Public Health Agency of Canada resources relevant to vaccination during the 2021-22 season

Moderator

Annie Fleurant-Ceelen RN, MScN Public Health Agency of Canada

Presenters

Dr. Robyn Harrison, MD, MSc, FRCPC- Vice-Chair, National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)

Dr. Jesse Papenburg, MD, FRCPC, National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)