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1. HHS: Meeting of the Vaccines Federal Implementation Plan
Date: Mar 2, 2022

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health has released the draft Vaccines Federal Implementation Plan 2021-2025 for public comment. The Vaccines Federal Implementation Plan includes information on the federal agency immunization activities that advance the goals of the Vaccines National Strategic Plan 2021-2025. The target audience is federal agencies and external partners who work in the area of vaccination. It does not outline mandates or other COVID-19 response measures. Comments on the plan are due by March 29, 2022. Source: Federal Register.

...Vaccines National Strategic Plan 2021-2025. The target audience is federal agencies and external partners who work in the area of vaccination. It does not outline mandates or other COVID...

2. FDA: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments
Date: Mar 22, 2022

Notice from the Food and Drug Administration announcing a virtual meeting of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee on April 6, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern. The agenda will include discussions on considerations for use of additional COVID-19 vaccine booster doses and the process for COVID-19 vaccine strain selection to address current and emerging variants. Includes information on how to submit public comments or request permission to make a public comment during the meeting. Registration is not required, and the meeting is open to the public, available online via a live webcast. Source: Federal Register.

...COVID-19 vaccine booster doses and the process for COVID-19 vaccine strain selection to address...

3. Rural Vaccination Rate Inches Past 50%
Date: Mar 24, 2022

Presents rural and urban COVID-19 vaccination rates over time, noting that as of March 17, 2022, 50.1% of the rural U.S. population has been vaccinated, compared to 64.2% of the metro population. Offers county- and state-level data maps. Source: The Daily Yonder.

...Vaccination Rate Inches Past 50% --- Presents rural and urban COVID-19 vaccination rates over time...

4. Commentary: What Rural America Can Learn from Puerto Rico About Boosting Vaccination Rates
Date: Apr 6, 2022

Describes the ways in which enduring relationships with trusted healthcare professionals in medically underserved areas (MUAs) of Puerto Rico has contributed to the high rate of COVID-19 vaccination on the island. Offers recommendations for fostering bonds between the populations of rural states and healthcare providers, in order to boost credibility and reduce vaccine resistance. Source: Daily Yonder.

...Vaccination Rates --- Describes the ways in which enduring relationships with trusted healthcare professionals in medically underserved areas (MUAs) of Puerto Rico has contributed to the high rate of COVID...

5. Biden-Harris Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture Establish New Program to Support Rural Health Care Providers, Invests $43 Million
Date: Apr 13, 2022

Announces $43 million in funding awarded through the Emergency Rural Health Care Grant program to support telehealth and nutrition assistance program implementation, facility renovation and construction, medical supply procurement, and staffing for COVID-19 vaccination and testing efforts. Highlights examples of funded projects and offers background on the grant program. Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture.

...COVID-19 vaccination and testing efforts. Highlights examples of funded projects and offers background on the grant...

6. CDC: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Date: Apr 14, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is hosting a virtual public meeting on April 20, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The agenda will include discussions on COVID-19 vaccine booster doses. Includes information on how to submit public comments or request permission to make a public comment during the meeting. Registration is not required, and the meeting will be available online via a live webcast. Source: Federal Register.

...COVID-19 vaccine booster doses. Includes information on how to submit public comments or request...

7. CMS: Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities; Updates to the Quality Reporting Program and Value-Based Purchasing Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2023; Request for Information on Revising the Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities To Establish Mandatory Minimum Staffing Levels
Date: Apr 15, 2022

Notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that would update the skilled nursing facility (SNF) payment rates for fiscal year 2023. Includes proposals regarding requirements for the Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program (SNF QRP) and the Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing Program (SNF VBP). CMS is also seeking comments on subjects related to the SNF QRP and VBP, including principles for measuring healthcare quality disparities and developing measures of healthcare equity in the SNF QRP, additional measures on staffing turnover and COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare personnel, and the SNF VBP Program's approach to health equity, among other things. Comments are due by June 10, 2022. Source: Federal Register.

...COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare personnel, and the SNF VBP Program's approach to health...

8. Census Bureau: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Household Pulse Survey
Date: Apr 18, 2022

The Census Bureau is seeking comment on proposed revisions to the Household Pulse Survey, which helps to inform on a range of topics related to households' experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proposed revisions include new questions on the timing of positive coronavirus tests, use of coronavirus treatments, the experience of long-COVID symptoms, monthly rent, children's mental health, and difficulty with self-care and communicating. The Census Bureau is also proposing modifications to questions related to the reasons for not receiving a vaccine booster dose, children's vaccinations, and telework. Comments are due within 30 days of this notice. Source: Federal Register.

...COVID symptoms, monthly rent, children's mental health, and difficulty with self-care and communicating. The Census Bureau is also proposing modifications to questions related to the reasons for not receiving a vaccine...

9. Oklahoma's Tribal Health Clinics Continue to Be at Forefront of COVID-19 Response
Date: Apr 27, 2022

Discusses the role of tribal health clinics in providing COVID-19 vaccines and mask distribution in rural Oklahoma, highlighting the toll of the pandemic on tribal nations in Oklahoma and nationwide. Notes that Oklahoma Indian Health Service clinics, clinics run by tribal nations, and a few other tribal clinics in Kansas and Texas have collectively administered 500,000 vaccine doses. May require subscription to view the full article. Source: The Oklahoman.

...COVID-19 Response --- Discusses the role of tribal health clinics in providing COVID-19 vaccines...

10. Survey Shows Continued Apprehension among Rural Residents Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations
Date: May 2, 2022

Presents findings of a survey shows that only 15% of adults and 14% of teens in rural areas feel that vaccines provide good protection from diseases, discussing the findings in relation to rural vaccination in Illinois. Notes that COVID-19 vaccination rates in some parts of rural Illinois are below 40% and that healthcare providers are considered the most trusted source of information on vaccines. Source: The Center Square.

...vaccines provide good protection from diseases, discussing the findings in relation to rural vaccination in Illinois. Notes that COVID...