NACCHO Statement: Protecting the Public’s Health: The Power of Vaccination

Jan 12, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Today, NACCHO’s Executive Director, Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, released a statement on the critical role of vaccination in protecting the nation’s public health. The statement reinforces vaccine safety, highlights how vaccination prevents illnesses to saves lives and money, and reinforces the importance of educating the public on the benefits of immunization to bolster vaccine confidence. As Dr. Hasbrouck notes, “Thanks to the development of safe and effective vaccines, immunization has been one of the most successful and safest public health measures available to populations worldwide, with an unparalleled record of disease reduction and prevention.”

Read the full statement here and, for an in-depth look at NACCHO’s stance on immunization, check out the immunization-focused recommendations in our Recommendations to President-Elect Trump & 115th Congress.


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