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Slide 1 (Every Year...) Every year approximately 50,000 adults die from vaccine preventable diseases in the United States. Slide 2 (graph)

About AVAC

The Adult Vaccine Access Coalition has come together to raise awareness, improve access, and increase utilization of vaccines among adults.

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Vaccine Stories

To help us advocate to policymakers why adult vaccine access is important, we want to hear your stories!

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Our Work


Supporting and advocating for investments and policies to track adult immunization status and improve patient outcomes.

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Measuring progress towards benchmarks to improve preventive care.

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Increasing access to, and utilization of, vaccines among at risk populations to prevent illness.

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Recent Letters

June 2, 2020

AVAC Leads Letter Asking Congress to Invest in Immunization Infrastructure During COVID-19

AVAC led a diverse group of stakeholders in a letter sent to Congressional leadership providing recommendations on how Congress should invest in immunization infrastructure to prepare for the allocation, distribution, and administration of a new COVID-19 pandemic vaccine. The deployment of a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is the key to fully re-opening the American economy. And while the existing ...

April 7, 2020

AVAC Letter to Senate Finance Committee on Solutions to Improve Maternal Health

The Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) appreciated the opportunity to respond to the Senate Finance Committee’s request for evidence-based proposals to improve maternal health. Low maternal immunization rates are one of the many factors contributing to poor maternal health outcomes in the United States. AVAC made several recommendations including reducing financial barriers for pregnant women; addressing provider issues around billing, ...

January 8, 2020

AVAC Response to Request for Information – PreventionX

December 20, 2019 Ed Simcox HHS Chief Technology Officer U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 200 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20201 RE: Request for Information – PreventionX Dear Mr. Simcox, On behalf of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), we appreciate the opportunity to share our thoughts in response to the Department of Health and Human Services Chief ...