Measles

This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Resources

Measles Advisory January 2015

Vaccine Preventable Diseases Advisory Committee
This committee leads the association and college health in addressing vaccine-preventable diseases.

Recommendations for Institutional Prematriculation Immunization (RIPI) [pdf] 
This document assists colleges and universities in the implementation of a comprehensive institutional prematriculation immunization policy.

ACHA Position Statement in Support of Vaccine Use to Promote Health and Prevent Disease

ACHA Brochure for Young Adults 

ACHA Programs

ACHA Online Continuing Education Programs

External Resources

ACHA thanks its committee, coalition, task force, and section volunteers for providing resources and links concerning this topic. ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites.

CDC Health Alert Network U.S. Multi-state Measles Outbreak Advisory
The purpose of this HAN Advisory is to notify public health departments and health care facilities about this measles outbreak and to provide guidance to health care providers. 

Current Cases of Measles in the United States (CDC)
This information is updated weekly on Mondays.

Guide for Health Care Professionals from the CDC

Frequently Asked Questions about Measles in the U.S. from the CDC

Map of Current Measles Cases in the United States (CDC)

Measles Resources from the CDC

CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

Primary ACHA Liaison to CDC-ACIP
Susan Even, MD 
University of Missouri
EvenS@health.missouri.edu

Alternate ACHA Liaison to CDC-ACIP
James C. Turner, MD, FACHA
University of Virginia (retired)
jct4w@virginia.edu

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)

Vaccine Information Statements from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention