As clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine progress, the Department of Defense (DoD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local governments are preparing for vaccine distribution and administration. Regardless of who wins the Presidential election, vaccine administration will be a health care priority in 2021. Sirona Strategies held a webinar on the CDC interim playbook, patient prioritization, reimbursement, logistics and more.
Guest speaker Jim Blumenstock, SVP of Pandemic Response at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), spoke about considerations for state plans, FDA determinations of usability, and lessons learned from the H1N1 flu vaccination campaign.
The full recording of the webinar is featured below, and the slides can be found here: