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Increasing Vaccination Rates

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The goal of the Increasing Vaccination Rates Quality Improvement Activity (QIA) is to achieve 85% of patients receiving the influenza vaccination.

Additional Vaccination Information and Education:

Protect Yourself Vaccination Flyer (1 pager)

This one-page informational flyer highlights facts about the influenza, pneumonia and hepatitis B vaccines and why vaccines offer protection to dialysis patients.

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Protect Yourself Vaccination Flyer (2 pager)

This patient two-page flyer provides information about how vaccines help protect dialysis patients from getting sick and provides facts about the influenza, pneumonia and hepatitis B vaccines.

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Vaccination Best Demonstrated Practices

Review the Vaccination Best Demonstrated Practices with staff and post in an area visible to staff to promote effective vaccination processes in the facility. Implement the best practices as part of the facility’s vaccination plan.

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Vaccination Wallet Card

Give this wallet card to your dialysis patients to help them keep track of the important vaccinations they need. 

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Vaccines for People on Dialysis

This two-page fact sheet uses simple text and pictures to describe the benefits of vaccinations for dialysis patients. There is a brief section for each: influenza, pneumonia, and hepatitis B vaccinations. Available in six languages.

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What Kidney Patients Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

This is a two-page flyer that provides general informational about how COVID-19 affects dialysis patients, how to prevent it, and available treatments. English Spanish

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Why Not Vaccinate Handout

Use this form with patients to identify why patients are choosing not to be vaccinated and develop a plan to address vaccination with patients.

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Why Not Vaccinate? (Spanish)

Use this Spanish-language form with patients to identify why patients are choosing not to be vaccinated and develop a plan to address vaccination with patients.

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