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HHS Regional Tribal Consultation and IHS Urban Confer – COVID-19 Vaccination Planning - HHS Region 7, 8

September 29 , 2020

Description

The Department of Health and Human Services, through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the IHS, initiated tribal consultation to seek input from tribal leaders on COVID-19 vaccination planning for Indian Country.  This consultation complements the state planning process that began last week with the publication of the CDC's COVID-19 Vaccination Program Interim Playbook for Jurisdiction Operations.  This playbook guides Immunization Program awardees in planning and operationalizing their COVID-19 vaccination response. Additional information on the strategy for vaccine distribution can be found here. Tribal leaders will have opportunities to ask questions and provide recommendations on COVID-19 vaccine planning for Indian country in a series of regional conference calls:

September 29, 2020; 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET: HHS Regions 7, 8

Dial-In: (415) 527-5035; Passcode: 199 692 6624

Location

Conference Call

Contact Info

Benjamin Smith
IHS
301-443-1083