The Basis for a Wholesome Kentucky will current the digital 2021 Howard L. Bost Memorial Well being Coverage Discussion board September 20 and 21, specializing in on vaccine coverage.
The digital convention will function prime well being and well being coverage consultants from throughout the nation, together with proper right here within the Bluegrass.
Bost Discussion board audio system and panelists will discover a rising price of vaccine hesitancy in America and focus on efficient methods out there to well being advocates, suppliers, and public companies to extend beneficial vaccine uptake in Kentucky.
In 2020, Kentucky ranked thirty seventh in annual immunization uptake, and forty third for childhood immunizations, in response to America’s Well being Rankings. Knowledge additionally reveals the pandemic has impacted vaccination charges.
Kentucky Public Well being Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack will kick off the discussion board with a “State of Vaccines in Kentucky” presentation.
Further matters embrace:
· The affect of coverage measures on vaccine charges
· Enhancing Kentucky’s vaccine registry
· Vaccine analysis, growth and approval
· Vaccines in faculties
· Vaccine hesitancy
· Messaging marketing campaign successes
· Early childhood, youth and grownup vaccines
The Howard L. Bost Memorial Well being Coverage Discussion board is freed from cost, however registration is required.
Will probably be held September 20, 12:30-5 p.m. and September 21, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.