NACCHO’s HPV Project Demonstration Site Highlighted for Prevention Efforts

In a Richmond Times-Dispatch article from August 9, Jim Farrell, who oversees the immunization division at the Virginia Department of Health, talked about what is being done in Virginia to increase adolescent vaccination rates. Farrell highlighted the work of the Prince William Health District, one of NACCHO’s ten HPV prevention project demonstration sites, to focus on physician recommendations for and parental awareness of the HPV vaccine.

Read the article to learn more about adolescent immunization efforts in Virginia, and see NACCHO’s HPV prevention project webpage to learn more about NACCHO’s resources and demonstration sites.

About Alyson Jordan

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

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