Apply for a Grant for a Vaccination Event by March 1

Flu season hit Texas hard this year. Help keep your community healthy next flu season by hosting a vaccination clinic. Money is available. Apply now for a grant from TMA's Be Wise — ImmunizeSM to cover the cost for your flu shot clinic or other vaccination event. 

TMA is accepting applications until March 1 for Be Wise local impact grants of up to $2,000. Physicians, medical students, TMA Alliance chapters, and county medical societies can use the funds for free or low-cost shot clinics for children, adolescents, or adults. Any recommended vaccination qualifies. Awardees have up to 12 months to use the funds. 

Need help planning your event? Check out the Be Wise — Immunize Quick Start Manual: A Step-by-Step Vaccination Outreach Guide and Be Wise Event Ideas. Contact Tammy Wishard, TMA's outreach coordinator, at (512) 370-1470 to find out more about how to bring a vaccination event to your community.

Be Wise — Immunize is a joint initiative led by TMA physicians and the TMA Alliance. Funding for Be Wise — Immunize is provided by the TMA Foundation thanks to generous support from H-E-B, the TMF Health Quality Institute, and gifts from physicians and their families. 

Be Wise — Immunize is a service mark of the Texas Medical Association.


Action, Feb. 3, 2014


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