Vaccination Programs: Provider Reminders

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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Last Reviewed: March 2015

The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends provider reminders — alone or with other interventions — to increase vaccination rates in people of all ages and from different populations or settings. These reminders inform health care providers when people are due for specific vaccines and can include:

  • Notes posted in people’s charts 
  • Alerts in electronic medical records
  • Letters sent by mail or e-mail
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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2015). Vaccination Programs: Provider Reminders. Retrieved from