The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) appropriated $300 million to the Section 317 Immunization program (Section 317) which funds 64 immunization programs that include all 50 states, Washington DC, 5 urban areas, the U.S. Territories, and selected Pacific Island nations. Funding supports states and communities in establishing and maintaining preventive health service programs to immunize individuals against vaccine-preventable diseases. This investment will expand access to vaccines and vaccination services by augmenting current Section 317 activities. Specifically by: • Provision of financial support to state and local immunization programs • Making recommended vaccines available in all states through the existing network of private and public immunization providers and supporting and expanding the network of providers as needed • Expanding access to influenza, zoster, and childhood vaccines through school-associated immunization programs and through innovative vaccine delivery activities in the community • Providing grants to immunization programs to conduct needs assessments and develop plans that will enable health departments to bill private insurance for immunization services provided to insurance plan members • Increasing national public awareness and ... read more at CFDA.gov.
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