Representatives from partner organizations volunteer and dedicate time to collaborate and implement immunization-related projects and special initiatives to improve access to the medically recommended vaccinations for adults and adolescents in Los Angeles County.


orange arrow Collaborates to improve adolescent immunization coverage levels by partnering on immunization initiatives with Los Angeles County health agencies such as school-based health centers, STD clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and public health department programs.

multi-ethnic teenagers talking at school Current and recent activities:
  • Collaborated with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) on a Preteen Vaccine Week (PVW) flyer.

  • Developed a specific Preteen Vaccine Week reminder message on the California Immunization Registry (CAIR) log-on screen.

  • Promoted Preteen Vaccine Week (PVW) messaging on social media with partner organizations.




orange arrow Collaborates to improve immunization coverage levels of adults over 19 years of age including pregnant women by assessing the barriers to the pharmacy referral process, and advocates to expand insurance coverage of adult immunizations at retail pharmacies.

multi-ethnic adults laughing and talking Current and recent activities:
  • Developed a research project to assess barriers to the pharmacy referral process in medically underserved areas in LA County.

  • Submitted a manuscript entitled “INCREASE ADULT VACCINATION RATES IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY BY REDUCING BARRIERS TO PHARMACY ADMINISTRATION” to a well-known pharmacy journal.

  • In collaboration with UCLA Center for Health Policy, workgroup members wrote and published a policy brief proposing insurers cover retail pharmacy vaccinations for adult Californians.




orange arrow Collaborates to maintain the public’s confidence in the recommended vaccinations and schedule by developing and disseminating culturally and linguistically sensitive vaccine communication resources to Los Angeles County agencies serving communities at higher risk for vaccine preventable diseases.

a child and parent looking happy with a medical provider in provider's office Current and recent activities:
  • Developed a survey to assess the vaccine communication resource needs of partner organizations serving communities at high risk for vaccine preventable diseases.

  • Survey results will inform the development of a culturally sensitive vaccine communication resources toolkit designed to address the wide spectrum of vaccine hesitancy concerns.





Los Angeles Family Physician Association

  • Partnership to create a survey to assess the vaccine administration rates, practices and attitudes of Los Angeles Family Medicine Physicians, to identify barriers.

American Heart Association

  • Partnership to create a stroke and influenza infographic.

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

  • ICLAC provided feedback on proposed new HEDIS measures regarding adult immunizations.

California Immunization Registry (CAIR) Statewide User Group

  • Plan to nominate an ICLAC volunteer to the proposed Statewide California Immunization Registry (CAIR) User Group.

Health and Human Services Region IX

  • Participated in the HHS Region IX Stakeholder Engagement Meeting - Improving Adult Vaccination: Partnering to Develop Strategies to Overcome Barriers




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Heluna Health is the fiscal sponsor of the Immunization Coalition of Los Angeles County (ICLAC).
   

 
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