Influenza Update 2020-2021: Avoiding the Twindemic

Originally presented on September 24, 2020


The COVID-19 epidemic continues to impact New Yorkers in every facet of their lives. Heading into the Fall, public health and health care experts have been sounding alarms about the upcoming influenza season. With overlapping vulnerable populations, how can health care providers and public health experts prevent this “twindemic” of COVID-19 and influenza?

Join nationally renowned immunization expert LJ Tan to hear the most up-to-date information about the upcoming flu season and flu vaccination, and strategies for helping people address both COVID-19 and influenza in their communities.

Target Audience

Healthcare providers in New York State, including infectious disease and family practice providers.



Influenza Update 2020-2021: Avoiding the Twindemic


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Litjen (LJ) Tan, MS, PhD 
Co-Chair, National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit, and 
Chief Strategy Officer, Immunization Action Coalition 
St. Paul, MN

Learning Outcome and Objectives

As a result of this activity, the learner will expand their knowledge and competence on the influenza recommendations during the COVID pandemic. 

After watching this webinar participants will be able to: 

  • Review and discuss the epidemiology and burden of disease of influenza of the previous influenza season
  • Discuss any updates to influenza vaccination recommendations
  • Discuss the impact of co-circulating influenza and COVID-19 disease during the upcoming influenza vaccination season
  • Summarize innovative approaches to improving influenza immunization access during COVID-19
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Continuing Education Credits expired for this activity on September 30, 2023. We encourage you to fill out the evaluation as your responses help us to plan future programs.