Legislators at the federal and state levels have enormous influence on policies and programs administered by state and local immunization program (IP) managers. By engaging with elected officials, IP managers support program efforts to rid the nation of vaccine-preventable diseases,…
This talking points document was developed by the iREACH Subject Matter Experts to provide information and resources on long COVID-19.
The COVID-19 vaccination social media toolkit was adapted from the existing ‘Vaccine Access and Training’ (VAT) project and is available for all AIM members.
AIM, NACCHO, and Johns Hopkins University developed a list of resources from trusted sources to assist in improving health equity & COVID-19 vaccination rates.
In chapter 3 of Lessons from the Field: Promoting Vaccine Confidence we describe important steps for understanding and addressing incorrect vaccine information
This guide is designed to equip AIM members and their staff with the necessary tools and information to engage with elected officials appropriately during the legislative session.
Chapter 3 of the Resource Guide offers effective approaches to educating the public and policymakers, including developing outreach plans, tips for successful meetings with policymakers, and more.
Chapter 1 of the Resource Guide highlights the differences between education, advocacy, and lobbying, and helps IPs understand what is allowable with different funding sources. It also features “Key Dates in the Annual Congressional Appropriations Process,” which helps illustrate the Congressional calendar.
Chapter 2 of the Resource Guide discusses the key players that shape the immunization policy landscape in your state, highlights the benefits of partnering with them, and offers suggestions for building effective relationships.
Learn important steps in identifying and engaging with communities at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases in culturally competent ways to manage vaccine hesitancy, particularly during outbreaks.