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Diseases that can be prevented by vaccines remain major causes of illness and death for people of all ages in the United States.

  • In the U.S., an estimated 800,000 to 1.4 million persons have chronic Hepatitis B virus infection (CDC) External Web Site Icon.
  • CDC estimates that from 2010-2011 to 2013-2014, influenza-associated deaths in the United States ranged from a low of 12,000 (during 2011-2012) to a high of 56,000 (during 2012-2013) (CDC) External Web Site Icon.
Task Force Findings
Recommended Completed February 2016
Insufficient Evidence Completed February 2016
Insufficient Evidence Completed September 2015


Summary Table

This summary of CPSTF findings to increase appropriate vaccination can be used as a reference, included in presentations, or shared with colleagues.

Presentations and Promotional Materials

Community Guide In Action: Stories from the Field

An Evidence-Based Approach to Montana's Health Landscape

A Good Shot: Reaching Immunization Targets in Duval County

Community Guide News

Developed by The Community Guide in collaboration with CDC's Division of Immunization Services

Immunization Information Systems (IIS) Help to Increase Vaccination Rates

Two Multicomponent Intervention Recommendations to Increase Appropriate Vaccinations

What Works – Fact Sheets

Increasing Appropriate Vaccination

Community Guide Flyer

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Use this quick-read description of the Community Guide as a handout for presentations or as a stand-alone piece for exhibits, webinars, meetings, and conferences. [Two pages, designed to print front-and-back, head-to-head in color, on white 8.5" x 11" paper]


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