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Friday: 9 am – 4 pm
Fax: 1-877-329-9832

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Frequently Asked Questions

EZIZ Training

Note: EZIZ training has not been updated for COVID-19 vaccine.
Refer to the California COVID-19 Vaccination Program for
training and resources.


Prepare Before Taking the Lessons

Equipment needed

  • Computer with speakers/earbuds/headphones
  • High speed internet connection
  • Preferred Web Browsers:
    • PC: Edge, Chrome
    • MAC: Chrome

 Start lessons or review learning objectives below.

VFC Program

VFC Program Requirements (32 min.)
Identify responsibilities of the Vaccine Coordinator;
Identify responsibilities of the Provider of Record;
Comply with California VFC Program requirements

Vaccine Management Plan (10 min.)
Review and print the Vaccine Management Plan template

Storage and Handling

Storing Vaccines (25 min.)
Identify recommended temperature ranges;
Describe how proper equipment protects your vaccines;
List actions you can take to protect vaccines before and after delivery.

Monitoring Storage Unit Temperatures (20 min.)
List the benefits of using data loggers;
Record temperatures consistently and accurately
Take corrective action for all out-of-range temperatures;
Conduct the supervisor’s review

Vaccine Inventory Management

Conducting a Vaccine Inventory (19 min.)
Identify vaccine brand name and packaging;
Enter lot numbers, expiration dates,
and total doses on hand on VFC Inventory Form for all VFC vaccines

Vaccine Administration

Preparing Vaccines (25 min.)
Select vaccines based on physicians’ orders;
Identify expired vaccines;
Mix, reconstitute, and draw up vaccines

Administering Vaccines (16 min.)
Identify correct needle lengths, insertion angles, and injection sites for intramuscular (IM) and subcutaneous (SC) injections;
Administer IM and SC injections

EZIZ lessons are based on California VFC program requirements and best practices. Most references to temperatures are in Fahrenheit. Refer to other states’ immunization program websites for information outside of California.