Op-Ed: Making Vaccine-Preventable Diseases History

Laura Hanen, Co-Chair of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) and Chief of Government Affairs at NACCHO, recently penned an op-ed in The Hill that reinforces the value of vaccines; highlights the consequences of low immunization rates; and urges Congress to ensure that immunizations remain a cornerstone of prevention and insurance coverage. With the nation on the verge of a health insurance and healthcare overhaul, it’s more important than ever to remind your local policymakers and communities that vaccination is safe, effective, and life-saving. Read the full story.

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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