• AVAC Supports Congresswoman Castor’s Leadership on the PREVENT HPV Cancers Act

    March 5, 2021   The Honorable Kathy Castor United States House of Representatives 2052 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515   Dear Congresswoman Castor, We write to thank you for introducing the Promoting Resources to Expand Vaccination, Education and New Treatments for HPV Cancers Act (PREVENT HPV Cancers Act). We appreciate your leadership on […]

    Letters to Congress Benefits of Immunization
  • AVAC Leads Stakeholders in Support Letter for IIS Modernization

     February 8, 2021  Dear Leaders Schumer, McConnell, Pelosi and McCarthy,  As the Congress and our nation continue to respond to the public health emergency that is overtaking our nation, members of AVAC join with partners and allies to ask that the Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act (H.R. 550) be considered as part of any next Covid-19 […]

    Letters to Congress COVID-19 Response
  • AVAC Urges Support of the Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act

    Dear Representatives Kuster and Bucshon,  As the Congress and our nation continue to respond to the public health emergency that is overtaking our nation, members of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) thank you for introducing the Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act.  Immunizations are essential to protecting individuals across the life course from vaccine-preventable diseases and […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization
  • AVAC Urges Support of Community Immunity During COVID-19 Act

     January 22, 2021  Dear Senator Smith and Representative Underwood, As the Congress and our nation continue to respond to the public health emergency that is overtaking our country, members of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) thank you for introducing the Community Immunity During COVID-19 Act. This legislation would provide robust funding to develop, scale, […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization
  • AVAC Strongly Supports the Helping Adults Protect Immunity (HAPI) Act

    November 10, 2020 Dear Senator Sherrod Brown and Representative Darren Soto, We write to express our strong support for the Helping Adults Protect Immunity (HAPI) Act. We appreciate your bi-cameral leadership to strengthen access to immunizations under Medicaid. Medicaid, along with the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a federal-state insurance partnership that provides coverage […]

    Letters to Congress Eliminating Disparities
  • AVAC Joins Stakeholders in Letter to Congress About Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccine

    October 22, 2020 Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, and Minority Leaders Schumer and McCarthy: As the nation continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is imperative that the federal government, in coordination with state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, as well as public health, primary care physicians, pharmacists, and other health care providers […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization
  • AVAC Sends Recommendations on Immunization Infrastructure During COVID Pandemic

    Adult Vaccine Access Coalition’s Recommendations to Strengthen Immunization Infrastructure for COVID-19 Response The Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) would like to take this opportunity to share ideas to help strengthen and enhance immunization infrastructure in the context of COVID-19 public health response efforts. The CARES Act provided an infusion of resources to help address immediate […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization
  • 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; […]

    Letters to Congress Eliminating Disparities
  • Over 100 Stakeholders Join AVAC in Supporting the Protecting Seniors Act

    April 1, 2020 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Charles Schumer Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Majority Leader McConnell, Speaker […]

    Letters to Congress Reducing Financial Barriers
  • AVAC Provided Feedback to House Members Developing “Cures 2.0”

    December 16, 2019 The Honorable Diana DeGette US House of Representatives 2111 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Fred Upton US House of Representatives 2183 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Representatives DeGette and Upton, The Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC) appreciates the opportunity to provide feedback that will help […]

    Letters to Congress Eliminating Disparities
  • AVAC Commends Introduction of the Protecting Seniors Act

    November 13, 2019 Dear Representatives Shalala, Buchson, Kuster, and Roe, As members of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), we would like to take this opportunity to commend you for introducing the Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2019. AVAC consists of more than fifty organizational leaders in health and public health who are committed […]

    Letters to Congress Reducing Financial Barriers
  • AVAC Urges Full Funding of Immunization-related Activities at HHS

    March 15, 2018 The Honorable Tom Cole Chairman House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee 2358B Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Rosa DeLauro Ranking Member House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee 2413 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairmen Cole […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization