November 29, 2021

COVID-19 NAHIC Resources

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Webinar- The Urgency and Strategies for Improving Young Adult COVID-19 Immunization Rates

The Adolescent & Young Adult Health National Resource Center, together with the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), held a webinar on October 27th, 2021 titled The Urgency and Strategies for Improving Young Adult COVID-19 Immunization Rates.

The webinar, featuring a panel of young adults and, focusd on key strategies for advancing young adult COVID-19 immunization rates, including:

  • Understanding the main reasons young adults are not getting vaccinated 
  • Identifying the influences on young adults’ vaccine beliefs and behaviors 
  • Identifying strategies and messages that public health organizations can take to motivate YA timely action on vaccination 

Guest speakers include:

  • Michael D. Warren, MD MPH FAAP Associate Administrator, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA 
  • Ethan Lindenberger, Immunization Advocate, Unity Consortium Co-Lead for Teen Advisory Board 
  • Chynna Lloyd, West Program Coordinator, Young Invincibles 
  • Francine Rios-Fetchko, Research Analyst, Latinx Center of Excellence, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) 
  • Charles E. Irwin, Jr., MD, Director, Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, UCSF; Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center 

Slides of the webinar are available for download here.

AYAH-NRC data sources for this presentation may be accessed here.