CDC. Call to Action

CDC. Call to Action

The Center for Disease Control is holding an ACIP meeting later this month. Written submission of comments was due by June 8th (by counting working days). This is extremely time sensitive. Submitting written comment Today June 10th is still better then not sending any comment at all. As you will have your sent email as proof.

About ACIP Meetings

The Committee meets three times annually at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. Meetings are open to the public and available online via webcast. During the meetings, members and CDC staff present findings and discuss vaccine research and scientific data related to vaccine effectiveness and safety, clinical trial results, and manufacturer’s labeling or package insert information. Outbreaks of vaccine-preventable disease or changes in vaccine supply, such as vaccine shortages, also are reviewed during meetings.

10 workdays before the meeting. Meeting Scheduled for June 22
Content of written comments:
  • •name
  • •address
  • •organizational affiliation
  • •e- mail address of the speaker
  • •topic being addressed
  • •specific comments
Format and length of written comments:
  • •Must not to exceed one single-spaced typed page with 1 inch margins containing all items above.
  • •Only those written comments received 10 days in advance of the meeting will be included in the official record of the meeting.
Stephanie Thomas, CDC, NCIRD. Email


ACIP (Advisory committee on immunization practices)

June Meeting is June 22-23 (Mark your datebook to watch this live)

Live Webcast Instructions
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA
June 22: 8:00 am – 5:15 pm
June 23: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

  1. Due to Firewall concerns, some users may need to cut and paste the link into their internet browser.
  2. Closed Caption are only available on the Windows Media link.

Windows Media Link ~~~~~~~~ Flash Link

Meeting Minutes Agenda

Listening to meeting via phone only:
Toll Free: 1-877-925-7916
Passcode: 4080878459

Here is official notice of the NEXT meeting in which written comment is due by Oct 4th 2016 and meeting to be held on Oct 19th 2016

We will remind you, and now will be watching this closer for future notifications. If you use google calendar you can give yourself a reminder to pop up on Sept 28th 2016 and have yourself plenty of time to prepare and email a statement with content on time. Please submit a statement as indicated above even if only one paragraph. Showing the CDC that we are paying attention is important. Join the Facebook event and select “going” to get the reminders when the date gets here.