CDC Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit Updated for 2020

The CDC’s Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit has been updated for 2020. It details best practices for storage and handling complied from ACIP recommendations, product information from vaccine manufacturers, and scientific studies.

Changes from the last edition include clarifying language and new definitions found in:

  • Frequency of checking temperatures in vaccine storage units
  • Defrosting manual-defrost freezers
  • Adjustment of storage unit temperatures
  • Beyond Use Date
  • New/updated definitions

Download the guide here. If you are looking for additional resources from the CDC, please visit this page.