Quarterly Coalition Meeting: February 18th, 2016

The next quarterly coalition meeting will be held February 18th from 8:30 to 11:30 A.M. at:

South County Health Center

4580 South Lindbergh Blvd

Sunset Hills, MO 63127 

The meeting will feature a continental breakfast, networking opportunities, Q & A, and great discussion.

Terri Rebmann, PhD, RN, CIC, a Professor and the Director of the Institute for Biosecurity at Saint Louis University College for Public Health & Social Justice, will present the results from a study of parents and early childcare providers attitudes and knowledge regarding mandatory staff vaccination policies and agency certification programs.

For more information on Dr. Rebmann, please visit Saint Louis University.

Check back soon for online registration for the event.



Thank you Pfizer for the Continental Breakfast!

Attention! Mark your calendars! Special Quarterly Coalition Opportunity! 

On April 14th from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Gateway Immunization Coalition will be teaming up with Pandemic Preparation for a joint quarterly session to discuss the following topics:

  • Lessons Learned: H1N1 Pandemic
  • Flu on Call: Promising Pandemic Practice

Location and Speakers Pending 

We encourage participation in any and all meetings posted on our MCFHC registration site. 

We look forward to seeing you!


What you missed in 2015 & What’s to come in 2016

Missed the September 24 and November 19 Quarterly Coalition meetings of 2015?

No Problem!

Here is a debrief of the agendas, evaluation, and small group discussion from our meetings.

GIC Quarterly 9-24-15 Debrief

GIC Quarterly 11-19-15 Debrief

Save the Date for these Quarterly Coalition Meetings to come in 2016!

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Older Adult Health Disparities and Vaccines in Missouri

On September 24, 2015, we had the pleasure of having Ryan Barker, the current Vice President of Health Policy at the Missouri Foundation for Health, present on Older Adult Health Disparities in Missouri. If you missed it, here is his presentation!

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Vaccines “Lickety Split” Pneumonia and Influenza

Each Quarterly Coalition Meeting, GIC would like to provide brief vaccine and disease information to educate, update, and remind constituents of vaccine preventable illnesses and recommendations. The September 24th, 2015 meeting featured information on Pneumonia and Influenza.

Please click here GIC Flu-Pneumonia Presentation 

For more detailed information about Pneumonia, Influenza, or other Vaccine Preventable diseases and their vaccines, please visit Pink Book  or Vaccine Information Statements by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention..




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