• AVAC Endorses Shingles Prevention Act

    November 8, 2017 The Honorable Mazie Hirono United States Senate 330 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Shelley Moore Capito United States Senate 172 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Larry Bucshon House of Representatives 1005 House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Gene Green House of Representatives […]

    Letters to Congress Reducing Financial Barriers
  • AVAC Expresses Concern to House Appropriations Leaders About Proposed Funding Cuts to Immunization-Related Activities at HHS

    July 18, 2017 The Honorable Tom Cole Chairman House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee 2358B Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Rosa DeLauro Ranking Member House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee 1016 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Cole and […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization
  • AVAC Sends Letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Chairmen Hatch, Alexander, and Enzi about American Health Care Act of 2017

    June 12, 2017 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate S-230 U.S. Capitol Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Orrin Hatch Chairman Senate Finance Committee 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Lamar Alexander Chairman Senate HELP Committee 428 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Michael Enzi […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization
  • AVAC Asks Members of the House To Prioritize Access to Immunizations when they Consider the American Health Care Act (AHCA)

    March 21, 2017 Dear Representative, As members of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), we hope you will ensure Americans of all ages have full access to immunizations that improve health and protect lives as you consider the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and other related health care reform legislation. AVAC includes more than fifty […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization
  • AVAC Writes to House Appropriations Labor HHS Subcommittee Regarding the FY 2018 Appropriations Bill

    March 3, 2017 Dear Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro, As members of the Adult Vaccine Access Coalition (AVAC), we urge you to prioritize funding for immunization-related activities at the Department of Health and Human Services as you prepare the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill. AVAC includes […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization
  • AVAC Endorses Legislation by Senators Capito and Hirono to Increase Seniors’ Access to the Shingles Vaccine

    U.S. Senators Capito and Hirono Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Increase Seniors’ Access to Shingles Vaccine 1 in 3 Americans Will Develop Shingles in Their Lifetime WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) introduced the bipartisan Protecting Seniors through Immunization Act (S.3477) to increase seniors’ access to the shingles vaccine. […]

    Letters to Congress Reducing Financial Barriers
  • AVAC Sends Letter to Congress Asking for $610 million for the CDC Section 317 Immunization Program

    Dear Senator/Representative: As Congress works to finalize the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations (LHHS) bill, we urge you to adopt the Senate funding level for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 317 Immunization program. The 317 program provides funding to state and local health […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization
  • AVAC Urges Congress to Prioritize Funding for Adult Immunization-related Activities at HHS

    Dear Senators/Representatives: As you prepare the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, we urge you to prioritize funding for adult immunization-related activities at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Every year, more than 50,000 adults die from vaccine-preventable diseases, and thousands more suffer serious […]

    Letters to Congress Appropriations/Funding for Immunization
  • AVAC Commends Introduction of Resolution Recognizing the Importance of Vaccinations

    AVAC supports bipartisan immunization House Resolution—H. Res. 117, Recognizing the Importance of Vaccinations and Immunizations in the United States

    Letters to Congress Benefits of Immunization