About the National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine

About the National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine


In support of the Biden-Harris administration’s National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is organizing a virtual National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine that will bring together practitioners from national, state, tribal, local, and territorial levels who are engaged in vaccinating communities across the nation. The Forum will facilitate information exchange on the most effective strategies to

  • Build trust and confidence in COVID-19 vaccines
  • Use data to drive vaccine implementation
  • Provide practical information for optimizing and maximizing equitable vaccine access

Who should attend?

The Forum is intended for practitioners focused on vaccine implementation, as well as people and groups that can champion vaccine uptake in communities across the country.

Practitioners include representatives of organizations focused on vaccine implementation in communities from

  • State, tribal, local, and territorial public health departments
  • Healthcare system providers and administrators and their national affiliate organizations
  • Pharmacies
  • Medical and public health academic institutions
  • Community-based health service organizations

Champions include leaders at every level of

  • Government
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Labor associations
  • Private sector
  • Media
  • Education
  • Social and civic organizations

Forum Structure

Promising Practice Plenaries. Each day will begin with an opening Plenary to facilitate the sharing of critical scientific information, engage government leaders, and showcase promising practices from communities.

Practitioner Town Halls. Concurrent Town Halls will follow the Plenaries, providing an opportunity for participantsto engage with subject matter experts and exchange information on how to apply lessons learned in vaccine implementation.

Dates and Deadlines

  • February 9: Registration opens: www.cdc.gov/covidvaccineforum
  • February 16: Last day to register
  • February 22: Building Trust and Vaccine Confidence
  • February 23: Data to Drive Vaccine Implementation
  • February 24: Optimize and Maximize Equitable Access


Visit the Forum Frequently Asked Questions or contact COVIDVaccineForum@cdc.gov.

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