The Training ScheduleSession details and meeting materials

Adult Vaccinations Strategy Track: Kick-off

Thursday, May 9, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PMFloor 7, Augusta Ballrooms E and F

Learning Objectives:

During this strategy track, attendees will: 

  • Describe the status of COVID-19 and flu vaccination efforts, including successes and challenges. 
  • Identify implementation strategies for vaccine equity programming focusing on adult vaccination. 
  • Select strategies to address vaccine hesitancy and access barriers within the context of equity programs. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in communicating vaccine-related information to diverse communities by employing plain language and utilizing accessible and inclusive communication strategies. 


9:00 – 9:30AM. Welcome and REACH Vaccine Strategy Overview

  • CAPT Amy Parker Fiebelkorn, MSN, MPH, U.S. Public Health Service, PHEB, ISD, NCIRD, CDC

9:30 – 10:30AM. COVID-19 and Flu Vaccinations: Recommendations and Coverage Updates  

  • Elisabeth (Liz) Velazquez, RN, BSN, COHN-S, Nurse Educator, HECB, ISD, NCIRD, CDC 
  • Carla Black, PhD, Epidemiologist, SEB, ISD, NCIRD, CDC 

10:30 – 11:00AM. BREAK
Yoga video option available

11:00AM – 12:00PM. Building Partnership that Foster Cultural Humility and Advance Vaccine Equity    

  • Benita Harris, MPH, Senior Public Health Analyst, PHEB, ISD, NCIRD, CDC 
  • Mariah Knox, BA, CPH, Immunizations Project Manager, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
  • Kerry Anne Wilson, MBA, Immunizations Program Manager, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium