The best way to prevent the flu, or influenza, is a yearly vaccination. TMA’s Be Wise — ImmunizeSM supports an annual vaccination for everyone older than 6 months of age to prevent this viral illness that can keep you sick for 7-10 days. Be Wise has The Facts About Flu handout and a Flu Facts infographic to educate patients and posters to encourage health care workers to get vaccinated.
Be Wise — Immunize is a joint initiative led by TMA physicians and the TMA Alliance, funded by the TMA Foundation through generous grants from H-E-B, TMF Health Quality Institute, and Permian Basin Youth Chavarim, along with gifts from physicians and their families.
Be Wise success (PDF): Check out where Be Wise events occurred in 2014 and see its success by the numbers. If your area isn’t represented, consider an event in 2015.
Thanks to our 2014 Be Wise partners.
What others are saying: Read testimonials from event sponsors.
To find out where to get vaccinations in your community, call
2-1-1. This hotline has up-to-date information about where you can get specific
vaccinations, such as meningococcal. Immunization
Schedules National Immunization Survey Adolescent and Adult Vaccine
Quiz (CDC)American Academy of
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) The Center for
Vaccine Awareness and Research (Texas Children's Hospital) Immunization
Action Coalition (vaccination information for health care
professionals) HPV Resource KitChildhood
Influenza Immunization CoalitionNational Foundation for
Infectious DiseasesH1N1 flu
information (CDC) Texas
Flu.org (Texas-specific website by DSHS)Texas Vaccine LiabilityTMF-QIN Resource Center