Local Health Departments Can Deliver HPV and other Age Appropriate Vaccines in Schools but Lack a Sustainable Funding Model


This paper provide a breakdown of local health department vaccine provision at school-located vaccination clinics in 2017 and 2018, before and after funding constraints limited vaccine availability. The authors found that school-located vaccination is a promising strategy for delivering childhood and adolescent vaccines , however local health department delivery of vaccines are limited by providing vaccines at no-cost. The future of health department-led school-located vaccination will be determined by support for billing infrastructure.

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