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Order Processing Updates:

There are currently no delays in the processing of VFC vaccine requests. Received requests are promptly reviewed, approved and processed by VFC’s Customer Service Center.

Although vaccines may sometimes arrive within a few days of submitting your request, we ask that you place your vaccine request with sufficient doses on hand to allow up to 3 weeks for the receipt of your vaccine shipment. In the event that your shipment takes the full 3 weeks to arrive, you will not run out of inventory while you wait for your shipment.

Regular Vaccine Requests:

All pending vaccine requests received as of Friday, October 28, 2016, have been processed and submitted to VFC’s National vaccine distributor. Providers should expect to receive vaccine shipments no later than November 11, 2016. Varicella vaccine requests will be shipped directly to your practice by the vaccine manufacturer, Merck, within the same time frame.

Influenza Vaccine Update:

The California Vaccines for Children Program will be processing additional doses of flu vaccine this week.  Specific products and percentages of confirmed orders are listed below.  Please expect your vaccine shipments by the end of this week through the week of November 7, 2016.

Product Age Group Supply
Fluzone® Quadrivalent Preservative Free
Pediatric Formulation
0.25mL, Single-Dose Syringes, Sanofi Pasteur
6-35 months Initial requested doses have been shipped in full.
Fluzone® Quadrivalent Multi-Dose Vial
5mL, 10 Dose-Vial, Sanofi Pasteur
3-18 years Initial requested doses have been shipped in full.
Fluzone® Quadrivalent Preservative Free
0.5 mL, Single-Dose Syringes, Sanofi Pasteur
3-18 years

Most orders of 100 doses or less have been shipped in full.  Orders under 600 doses: will be shipped in full. Orders over 600 doses: an additional 35% of primary requests will be shipped. *

Fluarix® Quadrivalent Preservative Free
0.5mL, Single-Dose Syringes, GSK
3-18 years Initial requested doses have been shipped in full.
Flucelvax® Quadrivalent Preservative Free
0.5mL, Single-Dose Syringes, Seqirus
4-18 years Initial requested doses have been shipped in full.

*  Final remaining balance of Fluzone 0.5mL SDS orders will be automatically processed the week of November 14th, 2016

IMPORTANT:

  • VFC Supplemental Ordering for available flu vaccines has now opened.  Log-in to your MyVFCVaccines account to place a supplemental order.  The VFC Supplemental Flu letter and the Supplemental Flu Ordering Quick Guide have been e-mailed to VFC providers and posted on eziz.org.
  • Log-in to your MyVFCVaccines account to verify that your clinic’s hours of operation are updated.  This ensures a timely delivery of your vaccine shipment and prevents undeliverable shipment attempts which may lead to vaccine being spoiled.
  • If your practice will be on vacation or closed next week and will not be able to receive vaccine shipments, please contact the VFC Customer Service line as soon as possible at 1-877-243-8832.

Current Vaccine Supply Information:  updated 11/01/2016

Pediatric:

Merck’s Recombivax HB, Pediatric (Hepatitis B) in 10 pack, single dose syringes is currently out of inventory and is anticipated to be resupplied the second quarter of 2017.

Merck’s Vaqta, Pediatric (Hepatitis A) in 10 pack, single dose syringes is currently out of inventory and is anticipated to be resupplied the second quarter of 2017.

Pediatric and Adult:

NOW AVAILABLE Sanofi’s Tenivac, Pediatric and Adult (TD) in 10 pack, single dose vials is currently available.

Adult:

Merck’s Recombivax HB, Adult (Hepatitis B) in 10 pack, single dose syringes is currently out of inventory and is anticipated to be resupplied the second quarter of 2017

Merck’s Vaqta, Adult (Hepatitis A) in 10 pack, single dose vial is currently out of inventory and is anticipated to be resupplied in December 2016