HHS Region 5 Consultation on Vaccines

September 28, 2020
04:00PM - 05:00PM

All Times Eastern

Date: September 28, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET

Dial-In: (415) 527-5035; Passcode: 199 237 2009

On Thursday, September 24, US Department of Health and Human Services Deputy Secretary Hargan sent a Dear Tribal Leader Letter (DTLL) announcing the initiation of Tribal Consultation to seek input from Tribal Leaders on COVID-19 vaccination planning for Indian Country.  This Tribal 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 (e.g., state and local jurisdictions with routine immunization programs) in planning and operationalizing their COVID-19 vaccination response.

In addition to feedback during conference calls, Tribal leaders can provide input and recommendations in writing by submitting comments to [email protected]The deadline for written comments on this Tribal Consultation is Friday, October 9, 2020