The Oklahoma County Immunization Coalition is a local volunteer coalition comprised of diverse public and private organizations. Coalition members work together to identify and develop strategies to raise immunization coverage for all residents of Oklahoma County.
Is that all people in Oklahoma County will be protected from vaccine-preventable disease.
Is to act as a catalyst for achieving state and federal immunization goals.
Volunteers Needed For KISS (Keep Infants Safe with Shtos) Packets:
Volunteers stuff packets filled with educational material on the importance of childhood vaccines. The packets are delivered to five hospitals in Oklahoma County where they are distributed to parents of newborns. We create both English and Spanish packets. Our goal is to pack 800 a month.Individuals and groups are welcomed! Please e-mail or call 405-425-4404 to sign up to volunteer.
The next OCIC Meeting is on Wednesday, May 15th at noon
Steve Weems from the CDC is our featured speaker. Mr. Weems will discuss the difference between 317, Grant, and VFC vaccines and how are they funded. He will also touch on how budget cuts at the federal and state level may impact vaccine availability.
Ever wondered how are vaccines made?
In this video series, physicians at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia explain how vaccines work and how they are made. The video describes several vaccines and the diseases they prevent. Families also share their stories of children affected by vaccine-preventable diseases. Click here to view the videos.