Author Archives: Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

CDC, ACS and AACI Announce “HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention” Champions for 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Association of American Cancer Institutes, and American Cancer Society have partnered to establish the HPV Vaccine Is Cancer Prevention Champion Award to recognize leaders in health care who have demonstrated their commitment to preventing HPV cancers through timely…

Release of NIS-Child and Kindergarten Vaccination Coverage Reports

Today CDC released the 2016-2018 NIS-Child report and the 2018-19 kindergarten vaccination coverage report. The reports are published online at https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/. Interactive state level and trend data are available online at https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vaxview/. CDC’s priority messages…

Webinar Recording: Mumps in U.S. Detention Facilities

Since September 2018, there have been greater than 800 mumps cases in adult migrants detained in U.S. detention facilities who are under the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Effective public health interventions…

Presentation – Talking About Vaccines: Lessons Learned from CDC Research with Parents and Healthcare Professionals

On August 1, as a kick-off to National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), NACCHO hosted Talking About Vaccines: Lessons Learned from CDC Research with Parents and Healthcare Professionals.  During this webinar, Allison Fisher (CDC/NCIRD) and Elizabeth Ryan…