Author Archives: Kimberly Sharpe-Scott

HPV Prevention Week 2020: Local Public Health vs. HPV

To increase public and practitioner awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV), HPV-related diseases, and the importance of HPV vaccination, the U.S. observes HPV Prevention Week, January 25 – 31, 2020. Supported by numerous organizations nationally, Us…

National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) – 2020 Immunization Excellence Awards

The National Adult and Influenza Immunization Summit (NAIIS) is soliciting nominations for the 2020 NAIIS Immunization Excellence Awards. The 2020 awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made extraordinary contributions towards improving vaccination rates within…

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…