Laura Hanen, Co-Chair of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) and Chief of Government Affairs at NACCHO, recently penned an op-ed in The Hill that reinforces the value of vaccines; highlights the consequences of low immunization rates; and urges Congress to ensure that immunizations remain a cornerstone of prevention and insurance coverage. With the nation on the verge of a health insurance and healthcare overhaul, it’s more important than ever to remind your local policymakers and communities that vaccination is safe, effective, and life-saving. Read the full story.
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