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Are your vaccines ready for summer?
In the summer season, storms are more likely to occur, which can lead to power outages. Refer to the Cold Chain Toolkit to ensure all vaccination storage requirements are in place should an outage occur.
Review NSW Health Cold Chain Toolkit
Compliance audits will include checking:
To report a CCB for NIP funded vaccines, report to your Public Health Unit (PHU):
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District:
Sydney Local Health District:
To report a CCB for COVID-19 vaccines, contact the Vaccine Operation Centre (VOC):
LogTag Data Logger
EliTech Data Logger
Tiny Tag Data Logger
How long do twice daily temperature logbook need to be retained for records?
Retention periods for records such as data logging and vaccine refrigerator
temperature charts are specified in the appropriate retention and disposal
authorities for administrative records: State Records NSW> Equipment and Stores (GA28) > 5.7.1.
Retain minimum of 7 years after completed, then destroy.
Why do temperature records need to be retained?
In the event of a historical breach, temperature records may be important in identifying and resolving issues.
What is the best way to store records?
To avoid large volumes of paper, consider scanning records into reliable electronic storage.