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2020 Immunization Champions

The Immunization Champion Award is an annual honor given by  the Idaho Immunization Program to recognize individuals or teams that go above and beyond their job expectations to promote childhood and adolescent immunizations in their communities.  The Immunization Champions are an inspiration to everyone who cares about children's health. The Idaho Immunization Program is pleased to recognize the recipients of the award for their outstanding contributions to improve childhood immunization rates in Idaho. To read about each awardee, click on their name below.

Heather Bernier, St. Luke's

Sherry Lee Bushnell, Bonners Ferry Family Medicine

Amber Campbell, Health West

Kammi Hopstad, St. Luke's

Jessica Long, Syringa General Hospital Clinic

Cyndy Lord, Eastern Idaho Public Health

Leora Murphy, Saltzer Health

Karen Palmer, St. Luke's

Nick Swope, Panhandle Health District

2020 Immunization Rate Awards

The Idaho Immunization Program would like to recognize and celebrate healthcare organizations that met or exceeded Healthy People 2020 immunization goals as of December 31, 2019 in one or more of the following categories*:

Category   Healthy People 2020 Goal   Up-to-date (UTD) at Age 
 4:3:1:3:3:1:4 series**  80%  24 months
4th dose of DTaP  90% 24 months
 2 doses of Hep A  85% 24 months
UTD Influenza  70% 24 months
UTD HPV  80% 13 years
UTD HPV  80%  17 years

*Information from Idaho’s Immunization Reminder Information System (IRIS) for patients active to each organization in April 2020; rates generated through the AFIX Product in IRIS. All percentages rounded to the nearest whole number. 
**Primary Series: 4 or more doses of DTaP, 3 or more doses of poliovirus, 1 or more doses of any MMR, primary series Hib (>2 or >3 doses of Haemophilus influenzae type b depending on the product type received), 3 or more doses of hepatitis B, 1 or more doses of varicella, and 4 or more doses of PCV. 

Congratulations to our immunization award winners! Click on the links below to expand each module and see all winners.

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