What’s New with the Flu? 2020-2021

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Originally presented on November 5, 2020


The webcast focuses on the latest information on this year’s recommendations for influenza vaccination. Speakers will discuss the burden of influenza illness, including national and New York State data. The webcast will review the benefits of influenza vaccination and resources for the current influenza season.



What’s New with the Flu? 2020-2021
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Joseph Domachowske, MD 
Professor of Pediatrics, and Microbiology and Immunology 
Director Global Maternal-Child and Pediatric Health Program 
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse 
American Academy of Pediatrics District 2/Chapter1 Immunization Liaison 
Chair, New York State Immunization Advisory Council

Sarah Hershey, RN, BSN 
Adult and Adolescent Immunization Coordinator 
Bureau of Immunization, New York State Department of Health 

Learning Outcome and Objectives

As a result of this activity, the learner will expand their knowledge and competence regarding the 2020-2021 influenza season.

After viewing the webcast participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the burden of influenza illness 
  • Explain the benefits of influenza vaccination 
  • Discuss the recommendations for the 2020-2021 season 
Activity Materials
Evaluation, Post-Test and Certificate
Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credits expired for this activity on November 30, 2023. We encourage you to fill out the evaluation as your responses help us to plan future programs.