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2024 Respiratory Immunization Education

WHAT are your options?

A vaccine that targets 4 strains of seasonal flu.

WHO is eligible?

6 months and older

HOW well do they work?

Reduces risk of hospitalization and health care visits by 40-60%

WHEN should I get it?

By the end of October

WHAT are your options?

Updated vaccine formula targeting XBB subvariant
– Moderna (mRNA)
– Pfizer (mRNA)

WHO is eligible?

6 months and older

HOW well do they work?

40-60% less likely to have severe illness

WHEN should I get it?

Protection against severe disease: get it anytime

Protection against infection: best to get it before a wave

WHAT are your options?

– GSK
– Pfizer

WHO is eligible?

60 years and older

HOW well do they work?

82-86% less likely to have severe illness

WHEN should I get it?

Protection is durable. Get when it’s available.

WHAT are your options?

– Pfizer

WHO is eligible?

Pregnant people (protection will pass to baby for its first 6 months of life)

HOW well do they work?

82% less likely to have severe illness in first 3 months of life

WHEN should I get it?

CDC will make recommendations this fall

WHAT are your options?

-Nirsevimab (monoclonal antibody – passive immunization)
-AstraZeneca
-Sanofi

WHO is eligible?

Child’s 1st RSV season: All infants 8 months and younger
Child’s 2nd RSV season: High-risk infants 8-19 months, including American Indian

HOW well do they work?

Reduces risk of hospitalization and health care visits by 80%

WHEN should I get it?

Will be available soon.  Protection lasts 4-6 months.