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Provider Alert!

Provider Alert! Provider Participation for Improved Texas Immunization Registry

Effective Date: February 28, 2020 Attention: Primary Care Providers Call to action: As you know, The Texas Immunization Registry, Immtrac2  manages the records for patients and makes them accessible for national and local stakeholders alike. Locally, school districts utilize Immtrac2 for eligibility when students enroll. It is important to ensure quality data is maintained and available so all health care providers have the ability to provider better and more reliable care. To achieve this, it is important that providers are active [...]

Vaccines and Pregnancy

By Dr. Lisa Hollier, MD MPH Chief Medical Officer Texas Children’s Health Plan Professor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Director, Health Policy Division, Baylor College of Medicine Pregnant women, along with their fetuses, are particularly vulnerable to vaccine-preventable disease-related complications. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have made recommendations for adult vaccines and there are two that are directly recommended for administration during pregnancy, four are recommended in pregnancy based on additional risk factors, and two are specifically recommended during the postpartum period (see [...]