Webinar Recording: State of the ImmUnion: A Report on Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the U.S

During National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), NACCHO partnered with Every Child By Two to host a webinar that highlighted the 2018 State of the ImmUnion report and promoted the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs and their partners in promoting healthy communities. The special report examines how strong the nation’s defenses are against vaccine-preventable diseases and what can be done to make our ImmUnion stronger and more resilient in the face of emerging health threats. The webinar dicussed:

  • The successes of vaccines;
  • The economic and societal savings incurred from vaccines;
  • Vaccine-preventable disease challenges facing the public health system; and
  • Key areas of focus to achieve optimal protection against vaccine-preventable diseases.

The webinar recording is no longer available, but you can download the presentation slides!

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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