COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Medical Providers
Questions about provider enrollment? Email: COVIDVaccine@delaware.gov
Medical providers have an important role to play in vaccinating their patients, and staff. Below are resources to assist you in your planning efforts.
Provider Enrollment:Provider Enrollment Instructions and Checklist (1.5.2021) Vaccine Provider Site Administration Checklist Vaccine Planning Checklist
Vaccine Provider Request Process:
This document will help you understand the process and timeline for ordering and delivery of COVID-19 vaccines: Vaccine Request Process (3.9.21)Submit your weekly vaccine request (web portal) Send any questions regarding vaccine requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
Summary of Provider Vaccination Requirements:Vaccination Requirements (Updated 05.22.21) DHSS order to report inventory to Vaccine Finder (02.25.21) Vaccine Ingredients and Allergy Information (5.13.21) | Español HHS Office of the Inspector General COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
Vaccine Wastage is required to be reported.
When wasting doses, please fill out the Wasted Doses form at https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/wasted-doses-form/. All waste must be reported DAILY when administering vaccine.
Pfizer wastage/other wastage reporting:Pfizer vial contains 6 doses, if provider is to unable draw the 6th dose, this dose is considered a wasted dose and must be reported as a wasted dose using the wastage form attached and emailing COVIDVaccine@delaware.gov or fax 302-739-2555. If a provider has a question as to whether the vaccine is viable or not, please contact manufacturer (Pfizer/Moderna links below) or Immunizations at 302-744-1060 before determining that the vial/doses are not viable.
Moderna vials contain 14 doses and J&J vials contain 5 doses – if all doses within the vial are not administered, wastage must be reported.
When extracting only booster doses or a combination of primary series and booster doses, the maximum number of doses that may be extracted from either vial presenetaion should not exceed 20 doses. Do not puncture the vial stopper more than 20 times, per Moderna EUA fact sheet (see link and information below). Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet for Health Care Providers (fda.gov)
- CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-product/pfizer/index.html
- Pfizer: https://www.cvdvaccine-us.com/
- Pfizer – handling: http://labeling.pfizer.com/ShowLabeling.aspx?id=14471
Stats on COVID-19
For more data on Delaware COVID-19 cases including demographic breakdowns, go to My Healthy Community
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