COVID-19 Mass Vaccination: Preliminary Guidance for Local Government Leaders and Managers
Recorded On: 10/14/2020
On September 16, 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), released the COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook for Jurisdiction Operations. With this publication’s release the clock is ticking for state and local entities to prepare for the rollout of potential vaccines for the disease caused by the novel new coronavirus. Initial state, territorial, and tribal plans are due on October 16th to the CDC. This presentation will offer advice and guidance for local government leaders and managers on (1) what is in the playbook and (2) strategies for preparing your community, jurisdiction, and staff now for a mass vaccination program against COVID-19.
Claire Hannan, MPH
Executive Director, Association for Immunization Managers
Claire Hannan has 18 years of experience in children’s health and immunization. After working on Capitol Hill for 5 years, Claire spent 3 years lobbying for children’s health issues. In 1997, she became the Director of Immunization Policy for the Association of State & Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), where she worked with state health officials, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and other partners to improve and enhance immunization policies and practices. She joined the Association of Immunization Managers as its first Executive Director in 2004. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Wagner College in Staten Island, NY and a Masters degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.
Director, Research and Technical Assistance
Tad McGalliard oversees ICMA's research and content activities as well as business development and strategic partnerships.