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Expanding COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to Primary Care Providers to Address Disparities in Immunization: Guide for Jurisdictions   [open pdf - 421KB]

From the Executive Summary: "[1] Jurisdictions should increase the proportion of vaccines allocated to primary care providers (PCPs) and medical offices to promote health equity and address disparities in adult COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] vaccination; [2] CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] recommends that at least 60% of doses distributed to medical offices be allocated to those located in the most socially vulnerable communities in each jurisdiction; [3] CDC will provide data analysis and technical assistance to support jurisdictions to distribute vaccine and enroll medical offices, with a focus on reaching the most socially vulnerable communities; [and 4] Jurisdictions will provide technical assistance to PCPs [primary care providers] and medical offices administering vaccine, and facilitate partnerships with community-based organizations to build vaccine confidence and access[.]"

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2021-04-14
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/
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