Return all unopened seasonal 2019/20 VFC/VFAAR influenza vaccine.

All VFC/VFAAR influenza vaccine supplied by the Philadelphia Immunization Program during this past flu season has expired.Please account for unused VFC/VFAAR flu vaccine at your site using PhilaVax:

  • Process a return for the unopened vials online in the Vaccines Returns module
  • Complete an adjustment to account for open vials in the Inventory on-hand page

More information about reporting expired VFC/VFAAR vaccines is on the Immunization Program website.

Return your vaccine before July 24th

Please complete these steps by July 24, 2020 to avoid delays in processing your site’s 2020-21 flu season orders. If you have questions, contact DPHProviderHelp@phila.gov or call Mohan Najaraja (215-685-6872).

Vaccine available for the 2020-21 flu season

VFC

Product Manufacturer / NDC Eligibility Dose/ Presentation / Type CPT Code CVX Code Availability
FluLaval GlaxoSmithKline / 19515-0816-52 6 mos – 18 years 0.5 mL / single-dose syringe / inactivated, quadrivalent 90686 150 Yes
Fluzone Sanofi / 49281-0420-50 6 mos – 18 years 0.5 mL / single-dose syringe / inactivated, quadrivalent 90686 150 No
Fluzone Sanofi / 49281-0633-15 6 mos – 18 years 0.5 mL/ 5.0mL multi-dose vial / inactivated, quadrivalent 90688 158 No
FluMist1 AstraZeneca / 66019-0307-10 2 – 18 years 0.2 mL / intranasal sprayer / live, quadrivalent 90672 149 No

VFAAR

Product Manufacturer / NDC Eligibility Dose/ Presentation / Type CPT Code CVX Code Availability
Fluarix GlaxoSmithKline / 19515-0885-52 19 years & older 0.5 mL / single-dose syringe / inactivated, quadrivalent 90686 150 No
Flucelvax2 Sequirus/ 70461-0320-03 19 years & older 0.5 mL / single-dose syringe / inactivated, quadrivalent 90674 171 No

1 A limited supply of FluMist, the nasal spray, is available to order for your VFC eligible patients. Continue to order injectable flu products for most of your patients, and FluMist for your patients who refuse a shot.
2 A limited supply of Flucelvax is available to order for your VFAAR eligible patients who have egg allergies or requests an egg-free flu vaccine.

Don’t delay, return your expired vaccine now

It is difficult to anticipate exactly when flu vaccine will be available. However, the health department is committed to getting flu vaccine to our providers as soon as it arrives. To prevent delays, please complete your flu return today.

All communication about the availability of flu vaccine will be made via email and posted on our website. Keep you eyes open for upcoming messages! If you need to add more people to our mailing list, please contact us at vaccines@phila.gov.

Thank you for helping to protect Philadelphians this past flu season! We look forward to working together to keep people safe from the flu next season.