Grant: $572,428 - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Sep. 17, 2009
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Award Description: The following components are identified and proposed for utilization of the Hawaii allocation of the ARRA supplemental operational funds for immunization to support the 2009-2010 statewide school-based flu vaccination program, thereby ensuring the sustainability of this program and the prevention of influenza among a key population: Acquiring contractual nursing services to provide vaccine administration in Stop Flu at School clinics; Establishing four temporary positions to assist with clinic staffing and scheduling, collecting and organizing completed vaccine administration consent forms, planning and monitoring Stop Flu at School operational activities, preparing required ARRA reports, and other essential tasks; Acquiring contractual support services to package, deploy, and return medical supplies and vaccine to and from Stop Flu at School clinics island-wide on Oahu; and Acquiring contractual data entry services to input all completed vaccine administration consent form data into an electronic database for evaluation. The Stop Flu at School program demonstrates a sustainable and feasible school-based mass vaccination model that can be utilized to efficiently provide seasonal influenza vaccine annually as recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the prevention and control of influenza among schoolchildren in Hawaii ages 5-13 years, while also ensuring our state's capacity to respond to potential pandemic events.
Project Description: Preparing contract modifications, writing position descriptions, etc. Account code for award was created in the State financial accounting system on 10/2/09.
Jobs Summary: not applicable (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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