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Immunization Center

We help you excel as an immunizer by delivering current resources, tools, information, and education. Rely on APhA’s deep expertise and dedication to you and your patients: from COVID-19 vaccines to vaccine confidence, and from pharmacist authorities to Ask an Expert. Be sure to join our Immunizing Pharmacists SIG community!

Immunizations During COVID-19

During the pandemic crisis, we’re here to serve you. Get our latest resources and information on COVID-19 Vaccines and Immunizations During COVID-19. Find APhA education, webinars, resources, advocacy opportunities, and more in our Pharmacists’ Guide to Coronavirus.

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Immunization Authority

We teamed up with the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) to analyze survey results of state laws and rules for pharmacist-administered vaccines. Find your authority to immunize in your state.

Ask an Expert

Recommendations from our experts for your immunization practice.

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Immunization Awards

2022 APhA Immunization Champion Awards: Call for nominations
Deadline: September 15, 2021

The APhA Immunization Champion Awards program recognizes individuals and organizations in the pharmacy space who have made extraordinary contributions toward raising vaccination rates. Nominate yourself or your colleagues who have undertaken successful efforts in their communities. We highly encourage nominations that specifically relate to immunization services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Submit your nomination online by September 15, 2021. Awards will be presented at APhA2022, March 18–21, 2022.

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Global Immunization

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) partnered to conduct a two-part program in Abu Dhabi during September 2019 that included pharmacist educational programming and an expert panel discussion and roundtable on pharmacy-based immunizations. The program’s purpose was to foster the global expansion of pharmacy-based immunization practice by equipping participants with the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to establish a successful immunization practice. The program had a special emphasis on approaches to improving immunization rates in high-risk populations.

Download 2020 Insights

In 2018, APhA convened an international, interprofessional expert panel at the 78th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Glasgow, Scotland, entitled Creating a Successful Pharmacy-Based Immunization Practice. This publication provides panelists’ perspectives from the FIP World Congress on the value of improving access to immunizations through interprofessional collaboration, approaches to overcoming barriers/challenges, and steps that can be taken toward effectively implementing pharmacy-based immunizations.

Download 2019 Insights