Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, please contact Tessa Atkinson-Adams, AIM Communications Director.

Press Releases

Read our latest press releases about current immunization issues, the important work of AIM members, and more!

December 15, 2023

Press Release: 2023 AIM Award Winners

This press release announces the 2023 Association of Immunization Managers award recipients.

December 1, 2023

Press Release: 2023 AIM Bull’s Eye Awards

This press release announces the 2023 Association of Immunization Managers Bull’s Eye awardees.

August 28, 2023

Press Release: 41 Immunization Advocates Receive National Recognition for Contributions to Vaccine Access

This press release announces the 41 winners of the 2023 Immunization Champion Award

December 12, 2022

Press Release: Immunization Managers Celebrate 2nd Anniversary of Historic COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign

This press release discusses the 2nd anniversary of the COVID-19 vaccine campaign.

September 13, 2022

Press Release: 2022 AIM Awards Announcement

This press release announces the 2022 Association of Immunization Managers Awards winners.

August 26, 2022

Press Release: 2022 AIM Bull’s Eye Awards

This press release announces the 2022 Association of Immunization Managers Bull’s Eye awardees.

August 22, 2022

Press Release: 2022 AIM Immunization Champion Awards

This press release announces the 2022 Immunization Champion awardees from 28 jurisdictions.

March 4, 2022

International HPV Awareness Day Press Release

This press release details how the COVID-19 pandemic has stalled routine childhood vaccinations and why HPV awareness is critical for our communities.

September 22, 2021

Press Release: National Nurse and Immunization Associations Detail Opportunities for Increasing Adolescent COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination in New Reports

Newly released AIM and NASN reports offer actionable measures for strengthening and sustaining school-located COVID-19 and flu vaccination clinics at a critical time for U.S. vaccination efforts.

December 7, 2020

Immunization Program Leaders Identify 4 Key Elements for Successful Flu Vaccination During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the importance of the 2020-21 flu vaccination campaign. Recent research suggests that having flu and…

AIM Policy Statements

Read official AIM statements on upcoming or passed legislation that impacts vaccine administration.

April 20, 2023

AIM Statement in Support of HHS Bridge Access Program For COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments to Maintain Access to COVID-19 Care for the Uninsured

AIM released a statement on the Biden Administration’s Bridge Access Program For COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments to Maintain Access to COVID-19 Care for the Uninsured.

January 30, 2023

AIM Statement on School and Child-Care Vaccination Entry Requirements

AIM Executive Director Claire Hannan issued a statement on AIM’s position on school and child-care immunization entry requirements.

September 4, 2020

AIM Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

Association of Immunization Managers (AIM) Executive Director Claire Hannan has issued this statement regarding recent comments made across public health regarding COVID19 vaccine development and forthcoming distribution.

April 9, 2020

Immunization Program Leaders Call for Federal Investment in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Preparation

AIM is urging Congress to invest in three key areas to strengthen the nation’s immunization infrastructure to prepare for mass vaccination against COVID-19.

August 5, 2017

AIM Statement on Vaccine Storage and Management

The effectiveness of vaccines depends on proper storage and handling from manufacture to administration.

June 23, 2017

Statement on Senate Health Care Bill Potential Elimination of PPHF

AIM statement on the Senate’s Proposed Elimination of Prevention and Public Health Fund Would Cripple Immunization Efforts Nationwide

October 5, 2015

Recommendations on VFC Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Distribution

AIM offers recommendations and guidance to awardees to distribute VFC seasonal influenza vaccine to provider offices early in the influenza season and to reduce missed opportunities for VFC providers to vaccinate against influenza.

September 12, 2014

AIM Position Statement on Personal Belief Exemptions from State Vaccination Mandates

AIM supports the right of states and territories to enact school and childcare vaccination requirements.

March 2, 2012

AIM Encourages Collaboration & Investment in Immunization and Emergency Preparedness Programs to Prepare for Next Pandemic

AIM applauds Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health for its findings in support of collaboration between immunization and emergency preparedness programs.

July 28, 2008

Recommendations for Vaccine Shortage/Influenza Vaccine Management in Centralized Distribution System

AIM’s AIM Vaccine Distribution Working Group developed this checklist/set of recommendations for handling vaccine shortage/influenza vaccine management in a centralized distribution system.

April 27, 2006

AIM Position Statement on School and Child Care Immunization Requirements

School and child care immunization requirements are effective public health tools for increasing immunization coverage in children, preventing vaccine-preventable disease, and preventing transmission of disease in school and child care settings.

March 21, 2005

Recommendations and Lessons Learned From the 04-05 Flu Season

AIM offers recommendations based on lessons learned from the 2004-2005 flu season to improve successful flu vaccination.

AIM in the News

Read AIM’s latest mentions and interviews in national news publications.

AIM In the News: NBC News

Executive Director Claire Hannan was featured in an article on NBC News discussing the efforts to vaccinate children against COVID-19 during the omicron variant surge.
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