To improve adult immunization rates in the state of Utah through networking, access, and education.
756 East Winchester Street, Suite 200
Murray, UT 84107
Tamara Sheffield, M.D., M.P.A, M.P.H.
Coalition meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of every month 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Projects are proposed, developed, implemented and evaluated through through the general coalition member meetings.
Contact Cindy Wynette at 801-538-6690 for more information regarding membership or current activities of the Utah Adult Immunization Coalition.
The Executive Committee determines the agenda for the general coalition meetings. These duties include; determining presentation subjects and speakers, scheduling ongoing coalition business, and determining the current information or problems to be included on the agenda. The committee goal is to focus the direction of coalition activities: promoting partnerships, networking and consensus among coalition members to achieve goals and objectives with measurable outcomes.
Health Care Workers
Hospital Patient Policy
Development and revision of vaccination policy for hospital patients
Pneumococcal and Zoster Outreach
Develop strategies to increase awareness of the need to vaccinate and improve access for hard to reach seniors
Provider Outreach and Insurance Coordination
Working with Medicaid to increase vaccine reimbursement rates for adult immunizations; developing approaches to improve vaccine screening among providers who serve adults
Planning and implementing unified statewide media messages regarding influenza
Zoster Vaccination Project
Utilizing American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funding to promote zoster vaccination and offer a limited quantity of zoster vaccine through a pilot project to uninsured adults 60 years and older
Central Utah Public Health District
Community Nursing Services
Northern Utah Immunization Coalition
Salt Lake County Aging Services
Salt Lake Valley Health Department
Southwest Utah Public Health Department
Summit County Health Department
Tooele County Health Department
Utah Department of Health Immunization Program
Utah Department of Health Bureau of Epidemiology
Utah Department of Health Medicaid Services
Utah Department of Human Services Aging and Adult Services
University of Utah Healthcare
Utah County Health Department